I saw this recipe on https://www.christinascucina.com/, with the weather being very warm and sunny recently this was ideal for a refreshing pre dinner or post dinner drink, or even a wee afternoon tipple…lol!
I first tasted Limoncello when I visit Italy about 10 years ago and automatically fell in love. Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrento peninsula and the coast of Amalfi, and islands of Procida, Ischia, and Capri. Limoncello is a smooth drink with an intense lemon flavour. It can be sipped on it’s own, used in cocktails or served with a little sparkling water.
You must try this little refreshing delight if you love Lemons. Perfect for the summer season. Light & refreshing.
Makes 1 Cocktail
2 Shot Glasses of Limoncello
2 Shot Glasses of Prosecco (if using a larger glass change to 4 Shots)
1 Shot Glass of Sparkling Water or Lemonade if you prefer (if using a larger glass change to 2 shots)
Strawberries & Mint leaves to garnish
- First place the crushed ice into a glass. (I used a martini glass but you can use any type of glass really, I found that chilling the glass before hand also helps)
- Pour in the Limoncello
- Next pour in the Prosecco
- Pour in the sparkling water or lemonade, slow stir and serve with mint leaves & strawberry. DELICIOUS!