Meyer Lemon Limoncello

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READY IN: 504hrs 20mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    lbs meyer lemons
  • 1
    liter distilled spirits (90% to 95% pure spirits)
  • 1 12
    lbs sugar
  • 34
    ounces water
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • put lemon rind,leaves and alcohol in a sealed jar and let it soak for two or three weeks.
  • 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.
  • Mix everything, remove the lemon rind and filter the mixture through a coffee paper filter or washed cheesecloth.
  • Put in bottles and put in freezer. In few hours the limoncello is ready to be served.
  • 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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