-A Sicilian Treat
- 10 large lemons (or about 2 ½ cups of juice)
- 2 cups filtered or bottled still water
- 2 cups fine granulated sugar
- ½ cup lemon zest
- Top with any kind of lemon flavored liquor such as Lemoncello (Optional)
**Makes 2 ½ quarts
Begin by heating sugar and water over high heat-bring to a boil, remove from heat once all sugar has dissolved. Grate lemon zest from 2-3 lemons (approx.. ½ cup of zest) into the simple syrup. Add lemon juice. Set in fridge to cool, and thicken for around 3 hours. Once chilled completely, process in your ice-cream maker for around 30 minutes. Remove & freeze for about 3 hours. Serve within 5 days. **Optional-top with ¼ cup Lemoncello.