Limoncillo Recipe

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  1. In large glass jar or bottle, combine vodka and lemon peel. Seal and let stand in cool, dark place 1 week.
  2. If using lemon leaves, in medium saucepan, bring 4 cups water to boil. Add leaves and blanch 10 seconds, then drain and rinse under cold running water. Pat dry.
  3. In medium saucepan, whisk together 2 cups water and sugar. Bring to boil over high heat, then boil, uncovered, 15 seconds. Measure 750 milliliters of syrup (reserve remainder for another use) and stir into vodka mixture. Strain mixture, discarding lemon peel, and pour into decorative bottles. If using lemon leaves, tuck 2 into each bottle. Seal bottles with stoppers or corks and label with year.
  4. Limoncillo will keep, chilled, at least 1 year.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 501.52 Kcal (2100 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 4.72mg 0%
Potassium 162.48mg 3%
Total Carbs 130.44g 43%
Sugars 121.08g 484%
Dietary Fiber 3.48g 14%
Protein 1.16g 2%
Vitamin C 61.5mg 102%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 31.4mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 212.09 Kcal (888 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 68.71mg 3%
Total Carbs 55.16g 43%
Sugars 51.2g 484%
Dietary Fiber 1.47g 14%
Protein 0.49g 2%
Vitamin C 26mg 102%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Calcium 13.3mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 14

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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