1 3/4 Sugar
Wash the lemons, using soap, rinse well.
Peel the lemons. I used my Microplane Zester and got lovely lemon zest, but you can also use a potato peeler. Make sure not to get any of the bitter white pith.
Place the peel into a bowl and cover with the vodka. I used a large Tupperware bowl with a cover.
Let the lemons infuse in the vodka for one week.
Line a strainer with paper towels and strain the lemony vodka into a bowl that will hold more than twice its volume.
Mix the sugar with the water in a pot and let it come to a boil.,
Boil for 2 minutes, giving it an occasional stir.
Add the sugar syrup to the lemon vodka and mix.
Place in your favorite bottle.
Keep the Limoncello in the freezer (it won’t freeze.