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Neapolitan Ice Cream Bread Recipe

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You’re about to fall in love with this Neapolitan Ice Cream Bread Recipe! It’s the perfect way to make homemade bread – using ice cream!

If you love this ice cream flavor, you’ll love it in bread form. It’s soft and sweet and the perfect dessert or snack!

When I told the family that we would make bread out of ice cream, I wished I could have captured the looks on their faces!

But after we made it and they tried it, they were convinced that once again, a good decision was made by Mom! LOL!

Neapolitan Ice Cream Bread Recipe

What you will love about this ice cream bread recipe is that it’s cool and refreshing – yes, you read that right! This bread can be eaten chilled or warmed, and it’s so much fun to make.

Plus, cutting into it and seeing all the colors makes for quite a delight! Everyone can enjoy this simple bread recipe – and it should be shared.

If you want a fun and unique dessert to wow all your guests, I highly recommend trying this one. It’s probably something they’ve never had before – but they will want to eat it again very soon!

What are fun ways to serve dessert bread?

Who says dessert has to be boring? There are many creative and fun ways to serve dessert bread that will leave your guests wanting more.

Why not try making mini dessert bread loaves and serving them alongside individual jars of whipped cream or different flavored syrups?

Or bake your favorite dessert bread recipe in a bundt tin and drizzle it with a homemade glaze before serving.

For a more interactive experience, set up a toppings bar with different spreads, fruits, and nuts for people to customize their dessert bread slices.

No matter how you decide to serve it, dessert bread is a delicious and versatile treat perfect for any occasion.

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Ice Cream Bread Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Once you make this Flavorful Dessert Bread Recipe, keep going with those fun flavors! You can cook bread in many ways; not all have to be complicated!

I love this simple Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe! It’s the perfect citrus flavor.

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This Pumpkin Bread is one of the best fall flavors!

Don’t forget the maple glaze on this yummy Pumpkin bread recipe!

The flavor of this Maple Nut Bread is the best!

This Strawberry Banana Bread Recipe has all the right flavor notes.

Make this Banana Bread Recipe the next time you need to use those bananas sitting on the counter!

What are the flavors of Neapolitan?

If you’re a fan of ice cream, you’ve probably heard of Neapolitan. But what exactly are the flavors included in this classic treat?

Neapolitan ice cream typically has three flavors: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.

And the best part? They’re all nestled together in one container, making it easy to enjoy each flavor separately or combine them for an explosion of taste.

Whether you prefer the richness of chocolate, the simplicity of vanilla, or the sweetness of strawberry, Neapolitan has got you covered.

Perfect for sharing or indulging alone, Neapolitan is a timeless treat that’s sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Bread Recipe

Neapolitan Ice Cream Bread Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

This Neapolitan Ice Cream Bread Recipe has so many flavors! Using ice cream to make bread is the best!


  • 3 cups Ice Cream ( one cup for each flavor of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry)
  • 3 3/4 cups Self-rising Flour

Vanilla Glaze: (optional)

  • 1/2 cup Powdered Icing Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoons Milk, or more as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Sprinkles


  1. Add each flavor of ice cream into a different bowl. Let the ice creams melt entirely.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Grab and grease a loaf pan.
  4. Add 1 1/4 cups flour to each bowl of ice cream. Stir.
  5. Pour the chocolate ice cream mixture into the bottom of the pan, and smooth it out.
  6. Pour the vanilla mixture on top of the chocolate and smooth.
  7. Repeat with the strawberry layer on top.
  8. Put the loaf pan in the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Let the bread cool while you make the glaze.
  10. Whisk all the ingredients for the glaze together until smooth.
  11. Pour the glaze on top of the bread once it is cooled, then cover it with sprinkles.
  12. Let the glaze set for 60 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 227Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 493mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 5g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 4/13/2023

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