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    Meyer Lemon Limoncello

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    504 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    504 hrs

    CHRISSYG's Note:

    From the Lemonladies in California, this is HEAVEN! (cooking time is the amoutn of time the lemon zest sits in the alcohol)

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 1/2 lbs meyer lemons
    • 10 lemon leaves
    • 1 liter distilled spirits (90% to 95% pure spirits)
    • 1 1/2 lbs sugar
    • 34 ounces water

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash the lemons and leaves; with a potato peeler remove the rind from the lemon (take care to only remove yellow skin, not white flesh.
    2. 2
      put lemon rind,leaves and alcohol in a sealed jar and let it soak for two or three weeks.
    3. 3
      Toward the end of the two/three weeks put sugar and water in a pan, let it boil for 4 minutes and let it cool.
    4. 4
      Mix everything, remove the lemon rind and filter the mixture through a coffee paper filter or washed cheesecloth.
    5. 5
      Put in bottles and put in freezer. In few hours the limoncello is ready to be served.
    6. 6
      If you cannot find pure spirits, you can substitute a good quality vodka, and cut back on some of the water.

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    Nutritional Facts for Meyer Lemon Limoncello

    Serving Size: 1 (92 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 30

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 98.7
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    26%
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1.4 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.2 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 23.6 g
    94%
    Protein 0.4 g
    0%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lemon leaves

    distilled spirits

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