Instant Pot Limoncello

Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian
Keyword lemons, Limoncello, Vodka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 1769kcal


  • 4 organic lemons
  • 2 ½ cups vodka
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 ½ cup suger
  • 2 mason jars


  • Peel your lemons taking just the yellow part, not the white one, which is bitter.
  • Place 2 peels into each jar.
  • Pour Vodka into the jars (they shall be ¾ filled).
  • Close the jars with their lids.
  • Pour 1 cup water into your Instant Pot, then place the steamer rack inside.
  • Place your jars onto the streamer rack.
  • Cook at high pressure for 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, heat water in a saucepan and slowly add sugar while stirring, to obtain a syrup.
  • Let the steam release naturally for as long as it takes (don’t speed up this part of the process for safety reasons).
  • Let your jars cool at room temperature.
  • Open the jars and remove lemon peels.
  • Pour your sugar syrup into the jars.
  • Keep your limoncello in the fridge and serve cool.


Calories: 1769kcal