HOMEMADE LIMONCELLO ITALIAN RECIPE AND HISTORY - ready in 3 days!
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Recipe type: Spirit
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 10
 
Ingredients
  • 35 g organic lemon peels
  • 3.40 fl. oz (100 ml) alcohol 95%
  • 4 fl. oz. (120 ml) water
  • 6 tbsp (85 g) sugar
Instructions
  1. LEMON INFUSEChoose only organic lemons not chemical treated. First of all. Peel the yellow part of the skin of the lemons and cut away any white part. Now, pour the lemon peel into a jar along with the alcohol. Close the jar and store in a dark place 3 days. Stir the peel once a day.
  2. HOMEMADE LIMONCELLOThe third day, pour the water in a pot along with the sugar and place over the minimum flame. Heat the water stirring until the sugar will be totally melted. Do not exceed the temperature; the sugar solution has not to caramelize. Eventually, sift the lemon infuse and combine the alcohol with the sugar solution at room temperature. The Limoncello must become bright yellow, not transparent. Serve Limoncello neat, cold or at room temperature.
  3. LIMONCELLO AVBThe traditional Limoncello requires an ABV between 30% and 35%. Here a tab to modify the amount of water to obtain the preferred Alcohol By Volume. Please, consider these data a general idea: making homemade alcoholic infuses with home utensils made impossible to obtain an alcoholic content accurate to the decimals.Last but not least: DRINK RESPONSIBLY! :-)
Recipe by philosokitchen at https://philosokitchen.com/homemade-limoncello-italian-recipe/