Broiled Grapefruit

Broiled Grapefruit Recipe

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Krissy de Waard


Looks fancy...yet is so simple! A refreshing sweet treat!

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5 Min
5 Min


2 large
grapefruit, well chilled
1/2 c
light brown sugar
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
4 small
fresh mint sprigs

How to Make Broiled Grapefruit


  • 1Preheat a broiler.
  • 2Cut each grapefruit in half crosswise. Cut a thin slice off the bottom of each half, if necessary, so that it will stand upright.
  • 3Using a serrated grapefruit knife or a small, sharp knife, loosen the grapefruit segments in each half by first carefully cutting between the fruit and the peel and then by cutting along either side of each segment to free it from the membrane. Leave all the segments in their shells. Place the halves upright in a baking dish.
  • 4In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Using your fingers, sprinkle the sugar mixture evenly over the grapefruit halves.
  • 5Slip under the broiler about 4 inches from the heat source and broil until the sugar is uniformly bubbly, 3 to 4 minutes.

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