Liquori (Liqueur)

Limoncello Siciliano (Lemon Liqueur)

Servings: 1 Litre


  • 1 litre 98% alcohol (196 proof)
  • 800 grams sugar
  • 8 medium-sized lemons
  • 2 litres water


  • Peel lemons with a potato peeler, making sure to get as much of the yellow skin as possible and as little of the white.
  • Boil the sugar in the water, making sure it is completely dissolved. Let it cool.
  • Add the sugary water and the lemon peels to the alcohol.
  • Pour the mixture into an air-tight container. Shake daily for 7-8 days.
  • Bottle and put in the freezer. Leave at least a month!
  • Take out, and let thaw.
  • Serve very cold. Buon Appetito!