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I came up with this variation of this limoncello which is lusciously creamy with the essence of vanilla and lavender. After making Kim's Creamy Limoncello. This is to be sipped icy cold on a hot summers day with your eye closed. Relax Ahhhhh! Making it a comforting excellent aperitif. Served chilled from the freezer in a frosted liqueur glass. Keep refrigerated with in 1 month of freezer 6 months. Try to use 100-proof vodka, which has less flavor than a lower proof one. Also the high alcohol level will ensure that the limoncello will not turn to ice in the freezer.
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- 1Wash the lemons with a vegetable brush and hot water to remove any reside of pesticides or wax; pat the lemons dry.
- 2Remove the zest from the lemons with a vegetable peeler.
- 3Make sure to scrape off any of the bitter white pith from the zest and discard the pith.
- 4Soak zest in vodka for 7 days (room temperature).
- 5Strain vodka through a fine-meshed sieve, discarding the zest. Transfer vodka to a 2 quart glass bottle.
- 6In a blender add sugar vanilla and lavender and blend till fine and powdery.
- 7Bring milk and sugar mixture to a boil then reduce to medium low heat, simmering uncovered, until reduced to about 6 cups.
- 8About 45 minutes.
- 9Strain and cool sweetened flavored milk completely.
- 10Then add to strained vodka.
- 11Place in refrigerator or freezer for 3 days for flavors to meld.
- 12Shake well before serving.
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Nutritional Facts for Limoncello Lavender and Vanilla Cream Liqueur
Serving Size: 1 (127 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 24
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 134.3
- Calories from Fat 27
- Total Fat 3.0 g
- Saturated Fat 1.8 g
- Cholesterol 11.3 mg
- Sodium 41.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 15.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
- Sugars 8.3 g
- Protein 3.1 g
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