Lemon Thyme Limoncello

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Author Notes: Inspired to create a sorbet by Abby Dodge, I chose to make three cocktail sorbets with the addition of a fresh herb.The Lemon Thyme Limoncello was my favorite! Creative Culinary

Serves 4

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup Limoncello
  1. Combine water, lemon juice, sugar, and lemon thyme in a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  2. Remove from heat and let steep for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain liquid from solids, pressing gently. Allow to cool.
  4. Add Limoncello and chill several hours until very cold.
  5. Process with ice cream maker until firm, put into container and freeze.
  6. Scoop sorbet into a martini glass and serve with a sprig of lemon thyme.

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about 4 years ago BlueKaleRoad

What a lovely idea for limoncello! I'll be trying this soon.


about 4 years ago singing_baker

These all look delicious! What is the one on the right with the rosemary?


about 4 years ago creamtea

so pretty.


about 4 years ago Lizthechef

Oh, I have to try this. Lemon thyme in my garden, Meyer lemons on the tree...


about 4 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Really beautiful, love limoncello!


about 4 years ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Love this!