25 Best Limoncello Cocktails

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Limoncello drinks make for a delightful way to share your newfound love for citrus-flavored booze with pals.

Plus, they’re super refreshing and wonderfully sweet.

If you’ve never tried limoncello before, it’s essentially a homemade version of the classic (and popular) lemon cocktail.

Made with equal parts distilled or bottled limoncello and grapefruit juice, it can be either clear or pink in color (though it’s usually clear).

It has a very light, floral taste and is similar to seltzer but has more body and a more pronounced flavor.

Personally, I prefer the clear version over the pink one.

But either will be delicious in any of these limoncello cocktails.

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1. Limoncello Spritz

Now, who doesn’t love a good spritz? It’s refreshing and creamy, but it’s also fruity and zesty.

And limoncello is the perfect balance!

You can use this recipe for other types of cocktails as well.

 But it works especially well with fruit-flavored drinks like sangria.

If you want to get even more creative with your limoncello, try experimenting with different flavors.

Do you want it to be just like the original? Use lemon juice and lime soda instead of lemonade.

Or add some mint or raspberry extract to give it a little flair.

No matter what you do, I guarantee that you won’t regret making this recipe.


2. Limoncello Moscow Mules

If you’re looking for a fun and refreshing way to serve limoncello mules, this recipe is the one for you.

It’s easy to make, too.

 Just mix all the ingredients (except the vodka) in a blender and strain them through a coffee filter or cheesecloth.

If you want it extra lemon-heavy, add some freshly grated lemon zest!

Coffee ice cubes work well for both cocktails and iced tea, so feel free to use whichever flavor you prefer.

3. Limoncello Sunrise

This limoncello sunrise is so refreshing, it’ll bring you to a bright and sunny spring day.

In this recipe, you’ll combine lemon juice, agave nectar, and vermouth.

 This combination makes the drink extra tart but also slightly sweet.

The lime juice adds a beautiful layer of brightness that enhances all of the other flavors in this drinks unique flavor profile.

It tastes like summer – just not quite as long as summer.

4. Limoncello Gin Collins

You can stir this gin and lemon cocktail several different ways.

It’s so versatile, you can use it as a base for a number of other drinks.

 I like to serve the limoncello-based drink next to a piece of fresh fruit.

This recipe is simple, but it tastes outstanding.

 If you want to add some things that aren’t literally limoncello, try adding some fresh lime juice or zest.

5. Fig & Limoncello Smash

If you like your desserts with a little bit of bite, then this is the recipe for you.

Made with heavy cream, confectioner’s sugar, and lemon zest, it has a sweet-n-tangy flavor that will blow your mind.

Even better, it comes together in just 25 minutes and requires very few ingredients.

You can whip it up in less than two hours!

6. Limoncello Cocktail (Italian Limoncello Spritz Recipe)

This limoncello spritz recipe combines the light, citrusy flavor of lemon with a few different ingredients to create a refreshing drink you’ll love.

You can use any kind of vodka you like.

 But I highly recommend trying this limoncello cocktail since it has such a unique taste that’s so different from other drinks.

Feel free to add additional fruits and herbs like basil, mint, and pineapple.

7. Limoncello + Lavender Frosted Cocktail

This limoncello and lavender cocktail is a sweet, citrusy drink that’s perfect for summer days.

It features lime zest, simple syrup, grenadine, and lemon juice.

Add in some fresh mint leaves for an extra pop of flavor.

Sip on this one before a long hike or at the beach!

8. Limoncello Gin Fizz

This limoncello gin fizz is a crisp and refreshing beverage ideal for the summer.

It features lemon juice, gin, simple syrup, and fresh mint.

Serve this as an iced drink to cool down on a hot day or make it into a margarita for an extra kick of tangy lime.

If you’re looking for a unique drink that tastes like the real thing, this limoncello gin fizz is worth trying!

9. Limoncello Gin Martini

If you’re looking for a cocktail to make your friends jealous, look no further than this limoncello gin martini.

It’s tangy and bright with just enough sweetness from the lemon juice to balance everything out.

It’s the perfect drink for the summer weather.

You can use any gin you like, but if you want it extra special, why not try Prosecco?

10. Sparkling Limoncello Cocktail

This sparkling limoncello cocktail is a truly special drink.

 It’s light, refreshing, and has just the right amount of acidity.

The lime juice provides all the acidity you want while also adding a lovely sweetness to balance it out.

And if you like it with some sweetness, then add an ounce or two of honey or even maple syrup.

11. Limoncello Mojito

If you’re looking for a refreshing drink with a kick, this limoncello mojito is the way to go.

All of your favorite flavors – lime, mint, and sweet vermouth – are transformed into something special.

It tastes like an authentic mojito but has a hint of zesty lemon.

This cocktail is sweet, tart, and floral all in one sip!

12. Limoncello Prosecco With Blueberries And Thyme

If you want to impress your friends and family, this recipe is for you!

This blueberry limoncello with prosecco is the perfect summertime drink.

It’s a sweet, zingy drink that will leave everyone swooning.

The flavors are balanced perfectly by the Prosecco.

 It’s bright and refreshing, but it’s not too strong.

This drink pairs well with grilled salmon or chicken skewers.

Top it off with some fresh herbs like basil or parsley to bring out its best.

13. Champagne Limoncello Sangria

This sangria is a wine-flavored drink that’s perfect for summer.

It features fresh, citrusy grapes with a fruity limoncello base.

Unlike other sangrias on the list, this one doesn’t have any alcohol in it.

It’s sweet and refreshing on its own, but the champagne makes it even more delicious.

14. Limoncello Reviver Cocktail

There are a ton of limoncello drinks out there, but this recipe is one of my favorites.

It’s super simple, and you only need three ingredients.

It has the same vibrant citrus taste as other limoncello recipes, though it takes a slightly longer time to make.

However, it’ll still be worth your time if you like fruity drinks.

You can always add another flavor, such as orange or lime juice or even a dash of rum for extra complexity.

15. Lemon Meringue Martini

It’s hard to believe this drink takes only 15 minutes to make, but it’s true.

You need just six ingredients and five minutes or less for the whole thing.

To get the most lemon flavor out of any drink, a meringue base is needed.

 This recipe has lemon zest and juice from a lemon juicer.

It also calls for an egg white lemony creme fraiche (or sour cream) to finish off that lovely burst of lemon flavor.

16. Limoncello Whiskey Sour Cocktail

This limoncello whiskey sour cocktail is a classic, but it’s also one of my favorites.

You know how much I love cocktails that are both sweet and tart?

This drink has both!

The combination of lime juice, lemon juice, and limoncello makes for a light and zesty cocktail.

It’s also infused with fresh lemon peel to enhance its flavors.

If you want to increase the complexity, add a dash of simple syrup or agave nectar.

17. Limoncello Prosecco Floats

Lookin’ good.

 These limoncello prosecco floats are a beautiful presentation of three sparkling wines.

Lemonade, lime, and lemonade all in one glass? That’s how I like to start my day!

The flavor is light and zesty, making these drinks perfect for summer.

It’s just the right amount to chill you down on a hot summer day.

18. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco

Raspberry limoncello is a light and refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for summer.

It features a citrusy flavor with a slight sweetness from the raspberry syrup.

Tart and bright, this drink pairs well with fresh fruit like strawberries and blueberries.

You can even use it as an iced tea or lemonade base if you want to make it more grown-up!

Prosecco is often seen as an adult beverage, but this raspberry limoncello recipe gives you the perfect way to get your buzz without feeling too old.


19. Hard Raspberry Lemonade And Limoncello Cocktail

If you’re a lover of raspberry lemonade, this hard lemonade and limoncello cocktail will surely be your new favorite.

I mean, how could it not be? It features both sweet raspberries and tart zingy limoncello – two of the most refreshing flavors around.

You’ll also add peach schnapps to make it extra warm.

 And for the best finish, top it all off with a few slices of lemon.

20. Amalfi Martini Limoncello

This bright, vibrant drink is the perfect summer cocktail.

 It’s made with amalfi lemon juice, limoncello, soda water, and fresh mint.

The flavor is all about citrus.

 The sweetness from the limoncello balances that out for a refreshing addition to the mix.

Plus, it’s so easy to make! Just combine ingredients and shake.

 No need for an ice cream maker or fancy strainer!

21. Italian Limoncello Margarita Recipe

This delicious recipe is the perfect summer cocktail.

It combines lemon, lime, and a touch of limoncello to create a bright and flavorful drink.

Don’t worry; you won’t need to go out looking for this recipe.

This recipe uses simple ingredients that are easy to find in any kitchen store.

 It comes together in just 15 minutes.

Serve it with fresh fruit or an ice cream float for a fun and delicious treat!

22. How To Make The BEST Frozen Italian Cocktail

This smooth and creamy frozen Italian cocktail is the perfect way to cool down on a warm day.

It’s not too sweet, so it’s perfect for those with an older palate.

 Plus, it has all the elements of a delicious cocktail without the alcohol.

The addition of vodka gives this cocktail plenty of flavor.

It also infuses some lemon juice and adds some tartness from the orange liqueur.

Tart orange flavors are paired with a pleasantly bitter background taste from Campari.

This drink is such an easy recipe to whip up in your kitchen!

23. Limoncello Tonic Cocktail

You can make a lot of punch from this simple limoncello tonic cocktail.

It’s an easy recipe for a classic summer drink that’ll just about keep you sane on a hot day.

While there’s no sugar in the mix, it will still give you that sweet and sour feeling.

Add your favorite lime if you like, but I recommend using fresh lime juice to make it extra-fresh.

If you have time, whip up some egg whites and use them as ice cubes to further cool the drink.

This makes it even easier to drink!

24. Limoncello And Orange Spritzer

This limoncello and orange spritzer is exactly what you need on a hot summer day.

The light, fresh citrus flavors of the limoncello will make this cocktail perfect for any occasion.

And since the two go so well together, there’s only one thing to do — serve it with ice!

Ready in just 10 minutes, you won’t want to miss this recipe.

25. Limoncello Gin Cocktails

These limoncello gin cocktails are the perfect way to add some citrusy goodness to your night.

They’re made with a blend of limoncello, gin, and simple syrup.

The result is a sweet and tangy cocktail that isn’t too bitter or sour.

Like all good gins, this drink comes together in just a few minutes.

Serve them over ice for one of the most refreshing options on this list!

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