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Bottles of homemade limoncello on counter with lemons
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Limoncello Recipe

This homemade limoncello recipe makes about 5 cups.
Servings 5 cups
Calories 155kcal
Author Heather Dessinger



  • Add water and sugar to a small saucepan and place it over medium heat. When the water starts to warm up, stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. 
  • Remove the saucepan from heat and allow it to cool completely.
  • Pour the lemon extract and simple syrup into a glass mixing bowl and stir to combine. Transfer your homemade limoncello into clean jars or bottles. Serve chilled.
  • To store: Keep in the fridge for up to a month or in the freezer for a year.


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Sodium: 3mg | Sugar: 40g