Lemoncello Liqueur

With only a few ingredients you can create a distinctive lemon liqueur that makes a lovely holiday gift, or to serve at your next party.

Recipe from The Food Channel
Lemoncello Liqueur
SERVINGS
7
PREP TIME
17 mins
by 3  people
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Ingredients
  • 1  750  milliliter bottle Everclear
  • 7   lemons
  • 3   cups water
  • 1 1/2  cups sugar
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Directions
1. 
Wash lemons in warm water and dry well with paper towels.
2. 
Zest lemons using a microplane grater, avoiding the bitter white pith of the lemon rind.
3. 
Combine Everclear and zest in bowl. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 weeks.
4. 
Strain using fine mesh colander, pressing the zest to exact maximum flavor; discard solids.
5. 
In a large saucepan, combine water and sugar. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves; stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Add to infused alcohol.
6. 
Transfer to sterilized bottles that seal airtight; refrigerate.
7. 
Serve ice cold.
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