1 bottle of vodka
5 cups of sugar
1/2 vanilla bean, seeds, and pod
The creamy limoncello is the kind of rebellious drink that your taste buds need. The creamy sweetness of the sugar and the milk mixed with the zesty and daring lemon and vodka make for an extremely tantalizing drink.
The limoncello is a digest if (which is a drink that is served at the end of the meal to help with digestion) but thanks to the addition of sugar and vodka this is more like a brighter way of ending a hearty meal.
The amount of sugar and vodka that you add to it is up to you and so is the time of day that you consume it. But since there is vodka present, it would be advisable not to drink it on an empty stomach.
The main ingredients of this drink, the lemons are fruits that have high Vitamin C content. Other than that it is known to have vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, copper, calcium, iron, etc. This fruit is highly active in preventing diabetes, constipation, and high blood pressure. It also helps aid digestion, improves the skin, hair, and teeth. Studies have even stated that lemon juice can prevent kidney stones through the formation of urinary citrate.
The fact that it helps with the weight loss is the reason it has been used in this drink. People usually are recommended to start their day off with warm lemon water to increase their digestive system. Though it is infused with vodka, lemon will have some digestive properties.
How to Make Creamy Limoncello
The lemons have had quite a historical journey getting from Asia all the way to Europe. They have been thought to originate from the Assam region of India, northern Burma or China. They then were introduced to Iran and Egypt and ventured into Italy as well.
The average lifespan of the lemon tree is over 50 years, however, with proper care, it can last up to 100 years.