If you have ever been to Italy, you will instantly know about Italian Limoncello.
Lemons are one of the most important staples in the food of Sorrento, Italy. They have long been a staple in the region along the Italian Amalfi Coast in Capri and Sorrento. Because of this, the city’s most famous product is their famous Italian Limoncello. Families in Italy have passed down recipes for generations, as every Italian family has their own Limoncello recipe. In fact, this lemon drink is now considered the national drink of Italy and can be found in stores and restaurants all over Italy.
This lemon drink is wonderful as a palate cleanser or as an after-dinner drink. It is always served well chilled in the summer months. Store your bottles of Limoncello in the freezer until ready to serve. The ingredients are simple and few, and making a batch does not require much work, as it needs to steep for (80) eighty days.
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This is my (Linda Stradley) personal recipe for Italian Limoncello that my husband and I make every year.
Comments from Readers:
Thank you this recipe. Just bottled my first batch last night. It was delicious. We let the second soak time go 60 days. This photo shows the result. – Dave Oldaker (9/13/15)
I just wanted to thank you for posting your Limoncello recipe. I am a novice wine maker and I have been known to distill certain fruit mixtures to make my own brandy. The Limoncello turned out so refreshing! I will be making this recipe to prepare for summer after dinner drinks every year. Again, Thank You! – Dennis Jordan (2/3/15)
Just to let you know that your Limoncello recipe is excellent and certainly appreciate the time you took to post this amazing Recipe. Thank you – Candance Brooks (2/1/15)