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3 Limoncello Cocktails!

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur with an intense lemon flavor! Drink it straight or add it to cocktail recipes for a citrus burst.



For the Limoncello Mojito

  • 3 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 1 ounce* lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounces limoncello
  • 1 ounces white rum
  • 4 ounces soda water
  • For serving: Ice (try clear ice!)

For the Limoncello Spritz

  • 2 ounces* limoncello, chilled if possible
  • 3 ounces Prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled
  • 1 ounce soda water
  • For the garnish: ice (try clear ice!), mint, lemon rounds

For the Limoncello Martini: 

  • 1 1/2 ounces* limoncello
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup


  1. For the Limoncello Mojito: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add the lime juice, simple syrup, limoncello, and rum and fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until cold. Fill a hurricane or highball glass with ice, then strain in the liquid. Top off the glass with soda water. Garnish with additional mint leaves.
  2. For the Limoncello Spritz: Add the limoncello to a glass filled with ice and stir. Top with the sparkling wine and soda water. Add mint and serve.
  3. For the Limoncello Martini: Add the limoncello, vodka, lemon juice and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake until cold. Strain the drink into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge, if desired.


*To convert to tablespoons, 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan