Limoncello

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    meyer lemons, peel only, no pith (or 12 a mixture of lemons and limes, peel only, no pith)
  • 3
    sprigs lavender (optional but lovely)
  • 2
    liters light rum or 2 liters vodka
  • 6
    cups sugar
  • 3
    cups water
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the lemon peels, lavender, if using, and rum or vodka in a container and let stand for 4 weeks.
  • Strain the mixture into a decanter.
  • Mix the sugar and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool before adding to the rum mixture.
  • Serve in small aperitif glasses.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 1 year.
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