Many of us have not heard about limoncello. It is always nice to hear about new and different stuff. We all have heard, tasted and most of like the Italian cuisine and dishes. Limoncello is an Italian drink which is mostly served post meals. It is an extremely refreshing and amazing drink. So, if you are planning to host a lunch or dinner which has Italian cuisine then you shall definitely try out this amazing drink. It will be a sweet and refreshing thing for the guests. You can definitely try this interesting thing as it is not difficult or tough drink. In fact, something new is always welcomed by guests and if your guests are fond of drinks, then this will be a treat for them. You need a few ingredients to make limoncello and you will simultaneously need to follow a few steps to make it.
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The first step is about all that you need to make the drink. You will need a bottle of vodka, the bottle shall be of seven hundred and fifty milliliter. You will accordingly need two full lemons which have been rinsed; you can cut and keep them. You will also need two more lemons; you can extract the lemon juice of these and keep it aside for using it later. You will also need cheesecloth and twine. Next, you will need a sugar and water syrup. The syrup shall be measured at one and a half cups. Also remember that the ratio of this syrup shall be one is to one. These are the main ingredients which you will mainly need to make the Italian liquor, limoncello.
In the next step you will start working on the preparation of the drink. Firstly, you will have to pour the entire bottle of vodka in an empty jar.
In the third step you will have to leave the lemons over vodka. So, for this, you can wrap the lemons in cheesecloth and then leave it over vodka. A twine will help in securing the lemons properly and smartly.
This is a surprise step. After the earlier step, you will have to leave the liquor for a month. You will have to seal or wrap the container tightly and let it be in an undisturbed and untouched location for about one month or forty days.
After the mentioned period of time, limoncello will have the required or the desired taste. So, now you can discard the lemons which had been used about a month back. Now, add the lemon juice extract to the mix. Also take the another set of two fresh lemons and put them over the drink in a similar manner as was done earlier. Take out the lemon after about fifteen to twenty minutes.
This is the last step. It involves freezing the drink in the freezer. Once the drink is chilled, it is ready to be served. So, you can serve the liquor interestingly and also make the glasses in which the drinks are served attractive.
These are six simple steps which will have to be followed to make limoncello. If you are planning for a family or friends party anytime in the near future, you shall start preparing this drink to be served. This will definitely be a great change and most importantly it can be made at home without much fuss.