Limoncello Bread Pudding

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“To reheat, cut the bread pudding into squares and place on serving plates. Heat each serving in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds; then add Limoncello syrup and ice cream.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 16 ounces loaf brioche bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (or 1 pound loaf similar bread)
  • 6 eggs
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 12 cup milk
  • 14 cup limoncello
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Limoncello Simple Syrup
  • 12 cup limoncello
  • 12 cup sugar
  • To serve
  • vanilla ice cream (optional) or gelato (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Arrange bread cubes in a lightly buttered 8-inch square baking dish.
  2. Whisk together the eggs, sugar, cream, milk, Limoncello, and vanilla.
  3. Pour the mixture over the bread. Cover with foil and allow to sit for 20 minutes.
  4. Bake 30 minutes; uncover and bake 20 minutes more or until set and golden.
  5. To make the Limoncello sugar syrup: Put Limoncello and sugar in small saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Heat until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil; let boil 1 minute. Set aside to cool.
  7. Cut the bread pudding into individual servings. Drizzle with Limoncello Simple Syrup and top with a scoop of ice cream, if desired.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a