Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello
3 from 2 ratings
Skies feeling gloomy and gray? Brighten them up with this sunny recipe for homemade limoncello.This recipe originally appeared in The Chicago Tribune.
Prep Time
30
minutes
Cook Time
23.98
hours
Servings
4
servings
Total time: 23.98 hours
Ingredients
  • 11 lemons
  • 1 bottle (1.75 liters) vodka
  • 3 cup simple syrup, see note
Directions
  1. Cut zest off lemons, taking care to cut off any of the white pith; reserve fruit for another use.
  2. Place peels and vodka in large glass jar or bottle with wide mouth.
  3. Seal top; place in dark, cool place 40 days.
  4. Swirl contents occasionally.
  5. Add simple syrup.
  6. Seal; let macerate 40 days.
  7. Remove peels when soaking time is up.