youtube pinterest twitter facebook instagram vimeo whatsapp Bookmark Entries BURGER NEW Chevron Down Chevron Left Chevron Right Basket Speech Comment Search Video Play Icon Premium Nigella Lawson Vegan Vegetarian Member Speech Recipe Email Bookmark Comment Camera Scales Quantity List Reorder Remove Open book
Menu Signed In
More recipes Recipe search

Lazy Limoncello

A community recipe by

Not tested or verified by Nigella.com

Print me

Introduction

This is THE EASIEST recipe to make. As much fun as it is to drink, this Lazy Limoncello makes a fantastic gift! I call it “lazy” just because the recipe doesn’t call for special lemons and you won’t need to look for special kind of spirit – any vodka and lemons would do. You’ll love this freezing cold summery lemony yellow goodness.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

The Drink

  • 10 zest of lemons (peeled)
  • 1 litre vodka
  • 20 centimetres sugar (cubes)

The Simple Syrup

  • 1 glass of water
  • 1 glass of sugar

Method

Lazy Limoncello is a community recipe submitted by AlyonaH and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  1. Wash lemons thoroughly and peel them. Try to peel them as carefully as possible and not get any white pith. Place the peel into a glass jar, drop in the sugar cubes, pour in the vodka. Close the lid and place the jar in the dark place for minimum of 30 days.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, wait until sugar has dissolved. Allow to cool.
  3. Pour as much syrup as you like. The drink should be sweet. Strain into a bottle add syrup to taste and freeeezzeee along with the shot glasses. Always serve it freezing cold. Cheers :)

Tell us what you think

What 1 Other has said

  • I have never seen sugar in centimetres ????

    Posted by guibbe on 1st March 2020
Show more comments
Feta, Black Bean and Clementine Couscous