Homemade Limoncello Recipe {LOW CALORIE & SUGAR FREE}

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

This homemade limoncello recipe is just 65 calories for 2.5 ounces (about 1/3 cup!) And it’s sugar free thanks to our favorite all natural zero-calorie simple syrup.

It may not be the traditional way to make limoncello liqueur, but by swapping out all the sugar for the natural sweetener we were able to save 100’s of calories without changing the flavor.

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

This is the best limoncello recipe for people looking to reduce calories, and sugar. We made this limoncello drink recipe sugar free, and it goes great in soda water, or alone as a sipper drink.

Below you will learn how to make limoncello in the handy how to guide. And in the printable recipe card, making limoncello DIY recipe easy enough for everyone.

This homemade limoncello recipe is just 65 calories for 2.5 ounces (about 1/3 cup) and it’s sugar free too!

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

This low calorie sugar free recipe for limoncello drink comes with everything you need to make the homemade lemon alcohol.

From a shopping list to a sharable recipe card, this article will supply you everything you’ll need to know about making this Italian lemon drink at home.

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

Here’s what you’ll find in this article for the best limoncello recipes…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Limoncello Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Limoncello
  • Homemade Limoncello Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Limoncello

In the next section you will find limoncello ingredients in a shopping list form. You can screenshot it to your phone so you have it handy the next time you go to the store.

And further down you will find a sharable recipe card. You can email it to yourself so you have it available anytime you want to make this limoncello lemon liqueur.

Up next, a shopping list for this sugar free limoncello vodka recipe…

Limoncello Ingredients

You make limoncello with vodka, lemon rind, and typically lots of sugar. But this homemade limoncello recipe is made with a zero calorie all natural sweetener in place of sugar.

You can use traditional simple syrup, but it will add lots of calories.

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

You will want to get middle shelf alcohol for limoncello. I like Absolute Vodka for my homemade limoncello recipes.

Shopping List for Limoncello Liqueur:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many bottles of limencello lemon liqueur you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you!

In the next section you will find a “how to” guide for limencello how to make. There you will learn how to make this limoncello recipe recipe vodka low in calories and sugar.

Up next, you’ll find a guide on how to make limoncello at home…

How to Make Limoncello

Now that you know what is limoncello made of, we can move onto how to make it.

This limoncello recipe drink is easy and fun to make. It will take 5 days to sit and marinade, so don’t expect to make it for a party tomorrow night.

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

This handy “how to” guide will teach you how to make this low calorie lemoncello recipe easily and without any sugar.

How to Make Limoncello:

  1. Use a vegetable peeler to remove the peel from the lemons in long strips.
  2. Using a small sharp knife, trim away and discard the white pith from the lemon peels.
  3. Place the lemon peels in a 2-quart glass pitcher. Pour the vodka over the peels and cover.
  4. Steep the lemon peels and the vodka for 4 days at room temperature.
  5. Pour the water and the zero calorie all-natural simple syrup over the vodka mixture. Cover and let stand at room temperature overnight.
  6. Strain the homemade limoncello through a fine mesh strainer and transfer into bottles.
  7. Refrigerate and store for up to one month. Best served cold.

Special Tip: You can find the directions, measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section… You can even pin the recipe card to your Pinterest boards or email it to yourself!!

The typical limoncello shot is about 2.5 oz, so I created this recipe for low calorie limoncello with that in mind. You get to have 2.5 oz of this sugar free limoncello for just 65 calories!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for this low calorie Homemade Limoncello Recipe…

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

We were able to cut calories and sugar by using our favorite zero calorie all-natural simple syrup. You can also make this recipe with simple syrup.

In the next section you will find a nutrition label. And further down more low calories recipes like our Low Calorie Lemon Drop Martini!

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

Homemade Limoncello Recipe {SUGAR FREE}

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This Homemade Limoncello Recipe is just 65 calories, and has zero sugar!
We used an all natural zero-calorie sweetener to help sweeten up this limoncello without adding excess calories. You can use regular simple syrup in its place.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Steeping time: 5 d
Total Time 5 d 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian
Servings 25 servings
Calories 65 kcal

Equipment

  • Fine mesh strainer
  • Vegetable Peeler

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Use a vegetable peeler to remove the peel from the lemons in long strips.
  • Using a small sharp knife, trim away and discard the white pith from the lemon peels.
  • Place the lemon peels in a 2-quart glass pitcher. Pour the vodka over the peels and cover.
  • Steep the lemon peels and the vodka for 4 days at room temperature.
  • Pour the water and the zero calorie all-natural simple syrup over the vodka mixture. Cover and let stand at room temperature overnight.
  • Strain the homemade limoncello through a fine mesh strainer and transfer into bottles.
  • Refrigerate and store for up to one month. Best served cold.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 2.5ozCalories: 65kcalCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 0gFat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
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Nutrition and Calories in Limoncello

Not all limoncello recipes are low in calories and sugar free. We were able to make our limoncello low calorie with the help of our favorite zero calorie all-natural simple syrup.

You can find more low calorie drinks and recipes in the following section… keep scrolling!

Homemade Limoncello Recipe

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