Anonna’s Limoncello

Preparation info
  • Makes

    a little

    less than a quart
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

  • About

For this recipe, I use 2-cup Ball jars; they’re easy to shake because of their good seals, and also, I think they’re adorable.


  • 6 organic lemons, washed
  • cups grain alcohol
  • 2 cups granu


  1. Using a sharp hand peeler, remove the rind from the lemons, peeling off as little of the white pith as possible. (Don’t worry, a little won’t matter much.)
  2. Place the peel in a clean 2-cup jar that has a tight-fitting lid, packing lightly. Pour the grain alcohol over