1 liter of 100-proof vodka Peels of 3-4 lemons 1-1/2 cups water 2 cups granulated sugar
Pour the vodka into a large glass jar. Add the lemon peels. Seal and set aside for 3 days.
After 3 days, fill a large saucepan with the water Add the sugar and bring to a boil; stirring frequently. Cook uncovered at a low boil for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Add the vodka and lemon peels and set aside for 1 hour. Discard the lemon peels.
Use a funnel to pour the vodka into bottles and seal tightly. Place in the freezer for 6-8 hours to chill completely. Store in the freezer, so that the drink is cold when ready to serve
Limoncello adds sweet tang to bubbly, blended, or on-the-rocks cocktails.
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