Description

Lemon liqueur
I invite you to prepare at home one of the most popular Italian liquor - Limoncello. Characteristic color, smell, taste. In my opinion, better than the Italians, squeeze the lemon failed to anyone.

Ingredients

  • Lemon

    3 piece

  • Sugar

    700 g

  • Water

    750 ml

  • Alcohol

    750 ml

Cooking

step-0
Lemons are the basis of our future liqueur. Their quality depends on the quality of the drink. It is better to choose yellow, ripe, sweet, thin-skinned, uniform in size.
step-1
Rinsed with water the lemons dry. A sharpened knife to remove the zest.
step-2
Lemons cut in half and squeeze the juice.
step-3
In a glass bottle put the zest, juice and alcohol. Leave the bottle to steep in a cool dark place for 30 days.
step-4
After 30 days, the contents of the bottle are filtered through a clean cotton cloth. Of water and cook sugar syrup. Cool.
step-5
Combine the syrup with the filtered lemon extract, at the same time watching the color change of the liquid. It is of a bright yellow transparent turns into opal.
step-6
Ready mix bottle, the mixture will be a liquor at least another 20-30 days. Ready liquor (about 36 degrees), experts advise before serving, very good cooling in the freezer and serve as an aperitif or a digestif, with the addition of ice. Nice literapedia!
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