lemonchello lemon drink liqueur


20 min

Lemon Liqueur �Lemonchello�

Lemon Liqueur �Lemonchello� Photo 1


20 min


20 persons




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European Italian
Author: Monica Feluchi

Lemonchello is one of the traditional Italian drinks. Its aroma and unforgettable taste won’t leave your guests indifferent – so remarkable they are!


  • lemon : 3 piece
  • sugar : 700 g
  • water : 750 ml
  • food-grade alcohol : 750 ml

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Stages of cooking

  1. Before cooking the drink, choose the best lemons you can find. They should be fresh, bright yellow and aromatic. It is desirable to choose lemons of the same size

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  2. Wash the lemons and dry them with a paper towel. Remove the zest with a sharp knife

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  3. Cut each lemon into halves and juice them

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  4. Take a glass bottle and pour lemon juice with food-grade alcohol inside. Add zest. Leave in a cool dark place for 30 days

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  5. Take a clean cotton cloth and filter the drink

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  6. Cook the syrup out of water and sugar. Mix it with the drink you have just filtered. The drink will become lighter

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  7. Pour the ready-made lemon liqueur into glass bottles and leave it for 20-30 days. Before serving the drink, it is recommended to cool it in the fridge. You can also add ice cubes, especially if the weather is hot! Enjoy!

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