5 lemons – washed (you can also subsittute limes if you wish)
1 ½ cups castor sugar
350ml vodka (don’t buy the cheapest, you will notice the difference)
Peel the lemons and place the peel and the peeled lemon (cut into cubes) into a large bowl.
Add the castor sugar and water into a pot and place over an element until the sugar has dissolved. Let the sugar syrup cool.
Add the cooled sugar syrup to the lemons and lemon peel.
Add the vodka and stir gently.
Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge to allow to infuse for at least 48 hours.
Strain the liquid through a sieve discarding the peel and the lemons.
Using a funnel, pour the liquid into bottles and store in the fridge.
Serve well chilled over ice.