Lemon Tree….Very Pretty but the Fruit of the poor Lemon

Lemons are wonderfully refreshing and are loved my people all over the world. Recently I decided I would make limoncello, the second most popular drink in Italy. I bought a bottle of vodka and 10 lemons. I zested the lemons, reserving the rest of the lemon to be used in homemade lemon pies and in my water. I love two slices squeezed into my large glasses of spring water.

Having zested the lemons, I placed the zest of five lemons in one quart bottle, and the remainder in the other quart bottle. I then measured the vodka into each quart. I shook it vigorously for 10 seconds and placed in my cupboard to be taken down and shook for 10 days. Then I will make a sugar mixture, using two cups of spring water and two cups of sugar, stirring on stove until clear. This I will divide in two and add to each quart. I will leave for a month and then freeze to be used when I need a cold refreshing drink.

If you just place in the fridge, this may last a year. But leave it in the freezer and it can last who knows how long! If you like it, it may not last a month. Enjoy
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About Newfoundland Traveller

I'm a Newfoundlander with a love of reading, writing and travelling. I've travelled around our province and lived in four provinces of Canada. I love a good book and a good blog. My family means the world to me, and some day I hope to travel to many countries of the world with my husband and sons' families.
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4 Responses to Lemon Tree….Very Pretty but the Fruit of the poor Lemon

  1. gullyjumper says:

    Pauline I’ll be coming out Christmas to sample your distillery skills in person šŸ™‚

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