List of Limoncello Drinks – The Perfect Cocktails

List of Limoncello Drinks- The Perfect Cocktails

Limoncello is always worth a try, whether as is or as an addition to these recipes. Here is a list of limoncello drinks- perfect cocktails for any occasion.

You will marvel at discovering the versatility of this liquor so yellow, so sweet and so famous in the world! With Limoncello you can make a variety of cocktails and fresh drinks, more or less alcohol.

The cocktails practically make themselves, leaving you with more time to drink them.


Limoncello and Prosecco

Limoncello cocktail with Prosecco is an authentic Italian drink made with the combination of locally produced Italian ingredients. Prosecco gives life to limoncello, a low-alcohol drink. Sweet, fresh and certainly sparkling, the beverage is perfect for a midsummer dinner. It is also served to warm up a cold, winter weather.

To prepare the cocktail, first, take the lemon and use it to moisten the edge of the glass. Next, pour some sugar on a plate and dip the glass moistened with lemon. Then fill each glass with 6 tbsp of limoncello and 150 ml Prosecco. Lastly, garnish with a piece of lemon peel and serve chilled.


Limoncello & Tonic

The drink comes directly from the Sorrento Peninsula and is good both as an aperitif and as an after dinner. This is traditionally served to the guests of the Massa family as a welcome drink on the panoramic terraces of the lemon grove.

In a glass half-filled with ice cubes, add 150 ml of Premium Tonic and 50 ml chilled Limoncello. Next, lightly squeeze 3-4 basil leaves on the palm of your hand to extract the juice. Finally, add some basil leaves to the drink for garnish.



Amalfito goes best with vegetable and fruit dishes, fish and cold pasta. This mojito is a light cocktail perfect in the afternoon. Although the beverage is more pungent than a regular Mojito, it has a more pronounced citrus note. Additionally, the drink is less aromatic but with incredible drinkability.

To make Amalfito, put 8 pieces of mint leaves in a tumbler with 1 tbsp of sugar and 20 ml lime juice. Next, lightly pound the mint to extract the essential oils. After extracting the oil, add 40 ml white rum and 30 ml Limoncello. Stir gently then add 2 drops of angostura in the mixture. Top with soda until desired alcohol level is reached.


Lemon Sherbet Fizz

Lemon Sherbet Fizz

Perfect to beat the summer heat, Lemon Sherbet Fizz is a cocktail made from limoncello and sorbet with Prosecco. It has become the world’s one of the most beloved summer cocktails. Creamy and refreshing, it is ideal for lunch or after a meal.

To assemble the recipe, first, put 2 tbsp of lemon sorbet in a round-bottomed container. Wait for the ice cream to soften. Next, add 30 ml limoncello and to the ice cream. Pour 30 ml of limoncello and 10 ml of Sparkling Rosemary Prosecco in a cocktail shaker. Add the melted ice cream and ice cubes. Shake well until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly. Finally, pour the mixture into a glass and garnish with two slices of lemon.


Sparkling Limoncello

Is champagne already boring? Add it to your favorite limoncello! The result is a refreshing but moderately alcoholic cocktail. One serving is ideal for a nice dinner.

First, pour 30 ml limoncello and 15 ml Cointreau or Grand Mariner into a shaker with some ice. Moderately shake then pour the contents into a flute glass. After this, add the chilled Sparkling wine into the glass. Lastly, decorate with lemon peel and serve immediately.


Sicilian Limoncello Sangria

Sicilian Limoncello Sangria offers a tempting, captivating flavor combination that fascinates and delights the palate. The pairing of berries with lemon makes this drink superb. The blend of lemon and berries make it perfect for an after meal beverage. Not to mention a thirst quencher for a warm, lazy afternoon.

In a large pitcher, add 3/4 cup of frozen pink lemonade concentrate with 1/2 cup limoncello. Mix well before adding the berries and 1 lemon, sliced thinly. Then chill the mixture for at least 4 hours or overnight for best results. Just before serving, add a bottle of a sparkling wine or Prosecco. Stir gently in order to prevent the berries from bruising. Finally, serve in low-ball glasses with ice.

The recipe calls for 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and halved. 1 cup fresh raspberries and 1/2 cup fresh blackberries.


Limoncello-Gin Cocktail with Grilled Thyme

Grilled herb to a cocktail? Rather unusual but tastes really good. Perfect beverage for barbeque picnic with friends.

Here is how to make the drink. First, grill 2 large sprigs of fresh thyme for 15 seconds until lightly charred. The herb will release its aromatic fragrance when grilled. Next, gently muddle the thyme with 1 tbsp fresh lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Then fill the shaker with 3 tbsp gin and 1 tbsp limoncello. Add ice and stir well. Finally, strain the contents into a chilled glass filled with ice. Garnish with remaining thyme and serve.


Bacio del Limone

The drink translates as “lemon kiss” in English. This festive drink is simple but with a classic presentation. It is fruity and crisp, a refreshment ideal for a Sunday get together.

You will need 4 ounces of chilled Sparkling wine and an ounce of chilled limoncello. Additionally, the recipe also requires 5-6 fresh blackberries, raspberries or currants.

To begin with, place a spoonful of crushed ice topped with fresh berries into a fluted glass. Then combine the wine and limoncello in a mixing glass. Stir lightly so as to prevent the bubbles from evaporating. Lastly, pour the contents of the mixing glass over the berries and ice.


Sorrento Sparkle

Bring on the table the sparkling sun of Sorrento : give a unique thrill to your friends. Smooth, light and refreshing, it is perfect for summer picnic and parties.

First, in a flûte pour 30 ml of lemon liqueur (iced, of course!). Then, fill with the 50 ml Prosecco and add some raspberries: the marriage between the perfumes of the Amalfi Coast and Veneto will bewitch you!


Limoncello Cold Tea

Who knows limoncello goes amazingly well with tea? This delicious recipe is served in summer for its freshness or in winter for its alcoholic note.

The preparation for this recipe begins with soaking 2-3 slices of lemon in a half-filled glass of limoncello. Set aside while tea is prepared. Meanwhile, steep 3 bags of black tea in 80 ml of hot water for 3-4 minutes. Transfer the lemon slices in a tall glass half-filled with ice. Next, remove the tea bags and pour the tea into the tall glass. Add the limoncello and stir gently. Add sugar syrup for a sweeter tea.


Cocktail with Cucumber, Lemon, and Limoncello

A refreshing cocktail with a particular taste, almost a sort of sour-sweet. A few mints leave release a fragrant aroma and a little limoncello make it more lively. Creamy at the top, liquid at the bottom, the harmony between fruit and vegetables often becomes, as in this case, a refreshing drink to be served cold.

The recipe will need 1 cucumber, about 300 grams. 1 small glass of limoncello and juice of 2 lemons. Lastly, 10 mint leaves and 6 tsp of sugar.

This cocktail is prepared by peeling the cucumber first and cutting it into small pieces. Next, puree the cucumber with the mint leaves. Then transfer it to a cocktail shaker with all the other ingredients. Shake well. Finally, pour the cocktail into the glasses with ice. Decorate with mint leaves and/or lemon slices before serving.


List of Limoncello drinks the perfect cocktail Limoncello manhattan

Limoncello Manhattan

Limoncello after a hard day’s work? Definitely. But if you want would like to give your limoncello a twist from the usual, you can go for the Limoncello Manhattan. It is sweet and citrusy, with the addition of bourbon and sweet vermouth. This cocktail goes perfectly with spicy and bold dishes.

To prepare a glass for one, combine 2 oz bourbon, 1/2 oz sweet vermouth, 1 oz limoncello and dark angostura bitters in a shaker with ice. Shake well, then serve on a rocks glass. Garnish with lemon peel and cherry.


Limoncello Moscow Mule

Limoncello Moscow Mule

This cocktail brings a little bit of Italy into your mug. With mint and vodka, this beverage is a refreshing new take on the Kentucky mule. The Limoncello Moscow Mule is a must-have for your next summer soiree.

Combine 1.5 oz vodka, 1 oz limoncello, and 1 oz of lime juice in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously to combine all ingredients. Next, strain the contents into a copper mug with ice. Top the beverage with ginger beer and garnish with mint. This is good for 1 serving.


Limoncello Colada

Limoncello Colada is the flavor of summer that reminds you of the beaches in Sardinia and Puglia. It is a fruity cocktail with the perfect balance of sweetness. Refreshing with low alcohol content, each sip is summertime in a glass.

To make a pitcher, cut 1/2 pineapple into cubes. Next, put them in a blender along with 16 oz coconut milk. Add 5 oz crema di limoncello, 4 oz rum, 2 oz lime juice, and 2 cups ice. Blend everything until smooth and frothy. Transfer in a pitcher and serve in a chilled glass. Decorate with a pineapple wedge and lime slice.


Bon Bon

Our next recipe is a perfect summer cocktail. Not too sweet and with low alcohol content, Bon Bon can be enjoyed by the whole family. This cocktail will definitely be an instant hit.

You will prepare 3 fl oz vanilla vodka, 1 fl oz limoncello and 1 fl oz of lemon juice. Additionally, 1/2 fl oz Butterscotch Schnapps, 1/2 fl oz of simple syrup and lots of ice. We will also need Lime rind for garnishing.

To prepare, first, pour all the ingredients into a shaker. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds then strain in a chilled cocktail glass. Lastly, decorate with lime rind.


Coral Queensland

This cocktail is a simple-mixed beverage with only 4 ingredients. Coral Queensland is easy to make, perfect for a Saturday night get-together.

Pour 1 fl oz vodka and 1 fl oz limoncello in a shaker. Add 1 fl oz Blue Curacao to the shaker and shake vigorously for 10 seconds and strain in a chilled cocktail glass. Add lemonade and garnish with lemon rind.


Limoncello Bellini

This simple cocktail is always best served at any occasion. May it be simple dinner parties or lazy afternoons. A fragrant and citrusy cocktail, refreshing and always ready to impress.

To serve 6, first, place 135 ml limoncello and 90 ml lemon juice in a shaker. Add some ice cubes and stir until the mixture is chilled. Pour into champagne flutes and add Prosecco. Garnish with lemon peel.



A perfect summer cocktail, this drink is enjoyed while relaxing on the beach. The beverage can also be enjoyed at dinner with someone special on a date. You can never go wrong with the clean, crisp flavor that blends perfectly with the limoncello.

To prepare this recipe, first, place ice cubes into a tall glass tumbler until half full. Pour 50% cedar Tassoni, 30% limoncello and 20% Aperol. Stir and pour into a martini glass. Finally deco,rate with a lemon slice.


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