Broiled Grapefruit Recipe
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Broiled Grapefruit Recipe

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This easy-to-prepare dish lends eye-catching appeal to a winter breakfast or brunch. Brown sugar sweetens the tart fruit, and the sugared grapes add a pretty accent. —Vicki Holloway, Joelton, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 5 medium pink grapefruit
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Seedless red and green grape clusters

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 119 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 19mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Cut each grapefruit in half horizontally. With a sharp knife, cut around each section to loosen fruit. Place grapefruit halves, cut side up, in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  2. Combine brown sugar and 2 tablespoons sugar; sprinkle over grapefruit. Drizzle with butter. Broil 4 in. from the heat until sugar is bubbly.
  3. For garnish, rinse grape clusters and dip in remaining sugar. Place on grapefruit; serve warm. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Broiled Grapefruit in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p36

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Roman1234 User ID: 5010979 98913
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2012

"I had to chuckle when I saw this as my Home Economics teacher taught me this in 1958, it's still a fun change and tasty!"

lemonpony3 User ID: 1729093 100563
Reviewed May. 6, 2011

"This recipe has become a tradition for Mother's Day breakfast! Delicious!!"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 78662
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2010

"This grapefruit dish is so good, my family wants it repeatedly. It's a keeper, for sure, and will end up in my recipe box."

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