Facebook0Pin0Reddit0Email0Print0 It’s easy to master how to make Limoncello.For a thoughtful food gift or cocktail party menu addition, this simple Limoncello recipe is the perfect Italian pick-me-up.Limoncello is a smooth and sweet Italian lemon liqueur that’s ubiquitous around the Amalfi coast in Southern Italy.
Delightful sipped straight or mixed into cocktail recipes (more on that below), Limoncello is an ultra-easy DIY project.Plan ahead and whip up a big batch of Limoncello to share as food gifts, or save it all for your home bar.I won’t tell! Table of ContentsRecipe ingredientsIngredient and equipment notesStep-by-step instructionsRecipe tips and variationsLimoncello RecipeRecipe ingredients Ingredient and equipment notes Lemons: Regular, sunshine-hued lemons are terrific for Limoncello.
If you want to mix things up, Meyer lemons, limes, grapefruits, or essentially any citrus fruit can be ‘cello-ed.Vodka: The neutral flavor of this spirit is ideal to allow the citrus flavors to shine.Choose any brand you enjoy drinking straight or mixing into cocktails.Simple syrup: To make homemade simple syrup, in a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar.Stir until the sugar is dissolved (do not boil).
Remove the pan from heat and allow the syrup to cool.Peeler: Employ a vegetable peeler to remove to yellow portion of the skin (the peel).Stop before you reach the white pith.Step-by-step instructions Peel lemons (reserv