BOTTLE YOUR LIMONCELLO
Perfect for bottling your homemade Limoncello but the bottles can also be used for oil and vinegar, homemade vanilla or home brews like kefir and kombucha.
Limoncello is one of southern Italy's best-known drinks.
It is served both as an aperitif and as an after-dinner drink.
This recipe will make 1 liter plus 1-1/2 cups of limoncello.
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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
MIX IT UP!
Limoncello adds sweet tang to bubbly, blended, or on-the-rocks cocktails.
In a large bowl, gently whisk together 16 ounces of Prosecco, 4 ounces Limoncello, and 4 scoops of slightly softened lemon sorbet until thick. Pour into glasses and top with a fresh mint leaf. Makes 4
LIMONCELLO ICED TEA
Shake 2 ounces of Limoncello with 8 ounces of iced tea. Pour over ice and serve with a lemon wedge. Makes 1
Combine 4 ounces chilled Prosecco, 1-1/2 ouncesof Limoncello, and 1 ounce of chilled grappa in a champagne flute. Makes 1
Perfect for serving Limoncello or the shot of your choice, be it Tequila, Vodka, Whiskey or even mini cocktails.
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