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How to make Homemade Limoncello with Meyer Lemons recipe via flouronmyface.com

Homemade Limoncello

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
The sweet and mellow flavor of Meyer Lemons is perfect for homemade Limoncello.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 28 d
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 28 d 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 Quarts
Calories 93 kcal


  • 10 Meyer Lemons
  • 3 cups 100 proof vodka or one 750 milliliter bottle
  • 1 quart jar and lid
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 ½ - 3 cups granulated sugar
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  • Peel the lemons being sure to remove any pith on the back of the lemon peels.
  • Place the lemon peels into a quart mason jar and cover with the vodka.
  • Allow to steep 2 to 4 weeks.
  • After steeping make a simple syrup by placing the water and sugar into a sauce pan and heating on medium until all the sugar crystals have dissolved.
  • Remove the pot from the heat source and allow the simple syrup to cool.
  • Strain the lemon peels into a larger glass pitcher or bottle.
  • Add the simple syrup and mix.
  • Cover the Limoncello with plastic wrap or a lid.
  • Chill in the refrigerator over night before transferring to individual bottles for gifts or storage.
  • Stored in the freezer the homemade limoncello will keep for a year.


Serving: 1ounce | Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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