I decided to go for Limoncello as I'd just got a load of reduced price unwaxed lemons. It's really easy and turned a gorgeous yellow colour straight away. The only thing I'm having problems with is sourcing some little bottles for decanting the liqueurs into for Christmas presents. Does anyone in the UK know of anywhere? Ikea don't seem to have anything small enough or Lakeland which were my first thoughts.
Recipe from the BBC website
5 unwaxed lemons
1 litre of vodka
750g of caster sugar
700ml of boiling water
Pare the zest from the lemons, making sure there is no white pith. Put the zest in a large sterilised lidded jar and pour over the vodka.
Shake the jar each day for a week
After a week, dissolve the sugar in the boiling water to make a syrup.
Leave the syrup to cool and then add to the vodka.
Leave for a few more weeks shaking regularly.