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The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe

VIDEORECIPE The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe

It's always nice to have a digestive drink to round off the meal. In Italy it is common to drink limoncello, a recipe that lightens the intense lemon peel flavour with some sugar and balances perfectly with a dessert.

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Ingredients

number of servings
2
  • 10 lemons Added to
  • 1 litre ethyl alcohol vol Added to
  • 2 l water Added to
  • 800 g sugar Added to
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Directions

20 min.
1. Step

Remove the peel from the lemons, only the yellow part, without the white part.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
2. Step

Place the peels in a clean, hermetically sealed jar.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

Add the alcohol. The peels must be completely covered.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
4. Step

Close tightly and leave to infuse for 20 days in a cool, dark place.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
5. Step

After 20 days, boil the water. Turn off and add the sugar.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

Stir with a wooden spoon to dissolve. Let it cool completely.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
7. Step

Add the infusion liquid, straining it through a sieve but keeping the peels in the jar

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
8. Step

Add 1 cup of water to the peels. Shake to release any remaining infusion.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
9. Step

Then, pour in the water

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1
10. Step

Put the limoncello in closed bottles and let them ripen for 20 days. After, place in the freezer or refrigerator. Always drink it ice-cold.

The easiest homemade limoncello liqueur recipe - preparation step 1

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