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Limonce Limoncello
Limoncello
is a sunny, citrusy treat. It's delicious in mixed drinks or, as shown here, served as a cordial.
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August 2008

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Limoncello Cocktails

Citrus-Based Cocktails Made With Limoncé Lemon Liqueur

Page 1: Cranberry Limoncello Cocktails

 

Limoncello is an Italian liqueur made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water and sugar. It’s sweet, not sour, because no lemon juice or pulp is used. Limoncello has been enjoyed in Italy for close to a century, and is usually served ice cold after dinner, or in-between courses as a palate cleanser. You can make your own limoncello at home: an easy recipe is to steep lemon peel in vodka for a few weeks, then sweeten it with sugar syrup. A number of brands of limoncello are imported into the United States. We enjoyed these cocktails made with Limoncé brand limoncello (Italy’s best-selling limoncello). Each cocktail is seductively delicious.

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Limoncé Limon Blush

Fans of the Cosmopolitan Cocktail (vodka, triple sec, Rose’s lime juice and cranberry juice) will enjoy this drink: It has common flavor elements, but is lighter, without the vodka.

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1 ounce limoncello
  • 3 ounces lemonade
  • 1/2 ounce cranberry juice
  • 1/2 ounce soda water
  • 1 lemon wedge

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients, except soda, to a
    shaker with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall
    glass filled with ice, top with soda.
  3. Garnish with a wedge of lemon.
Limonce Limon Blush
Tall drink + great taste + impressive color = festivity!

The Paradiso

Update the Screwdriver with sophisticated ingredients.

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1-1/2 ounces orange vodka
  • 1/2 ounce limoncello
  • 1/2 ounce Aperol or Campari
  • 1 ounce fresh orange juice
  • Dried cranberries

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with
    ice.
  2. Shake vigorously and strain into a
    chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with dried cranberries on
    a cocktail spear.

 

The Paradiso
If you don’t have cocktail spears, float the cranberries in the drink.

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