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Creamy Limoncello

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars
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"A delicious lemony treat without the bite of regular limoncello. This makes great Christmas gifts!"
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Ingredients

5 d 2 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 quarts)

Directions

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  1. Combine lemon zest and vodka in an airtight container. Cover and place in a cool, dark space, shaking the container to redistribute the lemon zest once a day for 5 days.
  2. Pour milk and sugar into a large pot and bringing to a low boil, stirring often, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow milk mixture to cool to room temperature. Slowly strain vodka mixture into the milk using a sieve. Discard the lemon zest. Pour limoncello into a capped bottle and place in the freezer to chill for 1 hour. Serve cold.

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This drink keeps for a long time; just like other milk based liqueurs (ie. Baileys, Kahlua). I prefer to keep mine in the freezer or the fridge just out of preference

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how long does this stay good for? Would like to try... sounds very good.

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how long does this stay good for? Would like to try... sounds very good.

This drink keeps for a long time; just like other milk based liqueurs (ie. Baileys, Kahlua). I prefer to keep mine in the freezer or the fridge just out of preference

I had creamy limoncello at an Italian restaurant, and was told it was a secret family recipe. I decided I MUST find the recipe! Here it was! Thank you! It turned out just like the restaurant...

Not my first time making this, but I did venture out a bit. YES, you can use whipped cream vodka, if you dare. YES, a teaspoon of vanilla into cooled milk mixture enhances the flavor. Definit...

This is great. Very easy to make but it does make alot and since it's largely milk, you need to be sure to have some drinkers around!

This is delicious and so easy. Much cheaper than buying creamy limoncello too. All the adults at my party enjoyed this drink. Thanks for the posting. Don't know how long it will last in the ...

Call me a bit of a daredevil, but i used 1 quart heavy cream , used everclear instead of vodka, and upped the the alcohol level a bit as well . Stronger than others I've had, but thats just ho...

I love cream Limoncello I have not made this one but I noticed that two people had problems with it "curdled" @FLAMINGO6719 @jkoziol Dairy can curdle for several reasons this might help. Hi...

This was good and I definitely would make again. The lemons I used were really large so I used 6 instead of 8. It was still too bitter so I added about a cup of half and half because that's all ...