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prep:
40 mins
total:
40 mins
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Ingredients

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  • To remove any wax from the lemon rinds, cover the lemons in a tub of water with the vinegar and let soak for 5 to 10 minutes; rinse well.

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  • In a sealable container, combine 61/3 cups water with the alcohol.

  • Using a vegetable peeler, remove the lemon zest in strips, leaving the white pith behind; add to the alcohol mixture (the strips should be fully submerged). Cover and let steep in a dark place until the strips of zest lose most of their color and the flavor is infused, about 1 month.

  • Strain the liquid, discarding the lemon zest. Add the simple syrup. Transfer the limoncello to a container and store in the freezer. Serve chilled, straight up.

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