Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy!

Note: Use the same size cup through out the recipe 

  1. Wash 4 unwaxed lemons
  2. Peel the zest from each of the lemons and pop it in to a large kilner jar (or similar airtight container)
  3. Add 1½ cups pf vodka to the peel. Seal the jar and shake the contents frequently over the next two weeks
  4. Chop the lemons in half and squeeze all the juice from each one. Pour the lemon juice in to a bottle or airproof container and place in the fridge to keep for 2 weeks whilst you shake the zest and vodka!

Two weeks later………..

  1. In a medium sized saucepan, mix 2 cups of white granulated sugar with 2 cups of water
  2. Heat slowly together on the cooker just long enough until the sugar has dissolved. Leave to cool
  3. Remove the lemon juice from the fridge and strain to remove any residue/bits
  4. Add the lemon juice to the sugar mix and stir 
  5. Now strain the lemon zest from the vodka and throw away the zest 
  6. Add the vodka liquid now to the sugar mix and stir together
  7. Your limoncello is compete! Pour into small bottles and a perfect present is in your hands

Before serving, chill in the fridge and serve in small glasses (keeping back plenty for yourself)! Cheers!