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Limoncello
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4 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 3DAYS 20MINS

Limoncello

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It makes a great gift and thus far has been very well received. Super easy but be mindful that it takes 4 weeks to cure. Happy Holidays, everyone!
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Alexandra's Kitchen
Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
http://www.alexandracooks.com/
It makes a great gift and thus far has been very well received. Super easy but be mindful that it takes 4 weeks to cure. Happy Holidays, everyone!
3DAYS 20MINS
Total Time
$5.53
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Lemon
4 1/4 cups
Vodka
1 bottle
(750 mL)
GREY GOOSE® Vodka
or Grain Alcohol
Water
6 cups
Water
Granulated Sugar
2 1/2 cups
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1009
Fat
--
Protein
--
Carbs
144.5 g
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Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
http://www.alexandracooks.com/
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step 1
Peel Lemons (4 1/4 cups) with a peeler, trying to avoid the white pith if possible.
step 2
Place the zest in one or two large glass mason jars and pour GREY GOOSE® Vodka (1 bottle) evenly over top.
step 2 Place the zest in one or two large glass mason jars and pour GREY GOOSE® Vodka (1 bottle) evenly over top.
step 3
Let the zest sit in the vodka for three or four days, shaking every so often. Strain the vodka (which will feel petrified), into a large bowl and discard the zest.
step 3 Let the zest sit in the vodka for three or four days, shaking every so often. Strain the vodka (which will feel petrified), into a large bowl and discard the zest.
step 4
Next, heat the Water (6 cups) and Granulated Sugar (2 1/2 cups) until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let cool completely.
step 4 Next, heat the Water (6 cups) and Granulated Sugar (2 1/2 cups) until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let cool completely.
step 5
Add sugar-water mixture to strained vodka. Pour into bottles and store in the freezer.
step 5 Add sugar-water mixture to strained vodka. Pour into bottles and store in the freezer.
step 6
Let cure for four weeks. Serve as is or topped with heavy cream.
step 6 Let cure for four weeks. Serve as is or topped with heavy cream.
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Christmas
Cocktails
Shellfish-Free
Drinks
Vegan
Vegetarian
Italian
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