Homemade Limoncello

“Liquid gold.”  That is the best way to describe this homemade limoncello.  It’s smooth, refreshing, and is oh-so-lemony.  In my opinion this drink is best enjoyed as an after-dinner sipping liquor (a little goes a long way!), but it’s also perfect for making a spritzer or adding to other cocktails.

This fantastic recipe comes from Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar.  I found this recipe several years ago on their blog, The Tuscan Gun, and have been making it ever since.  In the past 4 years my freezer has never been without a bottle of this limoncello…it’s that good!  And I’ve found that the longer it ages the smoother it gets, so I make sure my freezer is always well stocked.

And talk about an impressive homemade gift!  In previous years I’ve poured this limoncello into small bottles, added a cute tag, and given away to my friends and family.  I’ve certainly had no complains…well, except that maybe I should have used a larger bottle, ha!

The best thing about this recipe is how incredibly EASY it is!  It does take quite some time (and patience)…about 6 to 8 weeks from start to finish.  But the vast majority of that time is just waiting for the ingredients to work their magic.  The actual preparation is quick and easy!  And the end result?  Absolutely delicious!

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