I have to be honest, I'm not really friend of drinking after dinner, or liquor in general. I'm an occasionally wine person that prefers red wine in winter, and white or sparkling wine in summer. However, long time ago I tried a crema di limoncello in Capri, and I felt in love with it. A friend share her family recipe with me, and voila.....I'm in love with this crema de limoncello home made!
Crema di Limoncello
Peel of three lemons (only the yellow part). Preferably organic and well washed
250 ml of vodka. I used rum since I never buy vodka.
225 ml of milk
225 ml of cream (I used 33%)
180 grams of sugar
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 teaspoon of cornstarch
Place the peel of the three lemons with the rum in a container that keeps tight. Leave it in a cold and dar area (my pantry) for 5 to 7 days. In my case, I did 7 days.
After 7 days, you will end up with a golden liquid. Strain the mix, and reserve the lemon's peels.
Combine the cream, milk, and sugar. Incorporate the lemon peels, and simmer them for 10 minutes at low temperature. Turn the heat off, and let it cool. Discard the lemon peels. Mix the egg yolks with the cornstarch, with 2 tablespoons of this mix. Add it to the mix, and heat it until it thickens it. Let it cool. When it is cold, mix it with the golden rum. Place it in the fridge and let it cool for at least 6 hours. It is delicious. ENJOY it with moderation!!