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Limoncello

Prep time: 30 mins + steeping
Makes: 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups vodka
  • peel of 8 just-ripe lemons, a little pith on
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • juice of 3 lemons, strained
  • 3 whole cloves

Method

  1. Combine vodka and lemon peel, cover and steep 48 hours in a cool, dark place.
  2. Strain.
  3. Boil sugar, lemon juice and cloves with 1 cup water until syrupy.
  4. Cool, remove cloves and mix into lemon vodka.
  5. Serve chilled in shot glasses or with ice and soda.