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My Mother in Law’s Limoncello

by | Jul 18, 2017 | Recipes | 0 comments

DIFFICULTY: 2
15 minutes
INGREDIENTS PER 1 PEOPLE

Sugar, (4 12 cups)
Peels of 6 Lemons (must be Organic Lemons)
90 Proof Alcohol (90 proof means the alcohol content is 45%, by volume), 33 Oz
Water, 68 Oz

PROCEDURE

Using a wide mouth jar, place the lemon peels inside and pour the alcohol over the peels. Close the jar and leave to infuse in a dark place for about 1 week, shaking periodically. In a pot, mix the water and sugar. Bring to a low boil and boil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Let the mixture cool completely. Meanwhile, strain the lemon peels from the alcohol. Add the sugar syrup to the alcohol and mix well. Close with a lid and leave in a dark place for about two weeks. Filter the Limoncello once more and it is now ready to be served.

Thanks to: An American in Sicily

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