Sweet Broiled Grapefruit Recipe
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Sweet Broiled Grapefruit Recipe

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I was never a fan of grapefruit until I had it broiled at a Florida restaurant—it was so tangy and delicious! I finally got the recipe and now make it often for husband Ron, myself and our children and grandchildren. —Terry Bray, Auburndale, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 large grapefruit
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 203 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. Cut each grapefruit in half. With a sharp knife, cut around the membrane in the center of each half and discard. Cut around each section to loosen fruit.
  2. Place 1 tablespoon butter in the center of each half. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over each. Place on a baking pan. Broil 4 in. from heat until butter is melted and sugar is bubbly. Garnish with a cherry if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Broiled Grapefruit in Taste of Home February/March 1994, p33

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2014

"This is the best way to make a grapefruit, I have never really liked grapefruit until I tried this recipe...definitely much better tasting warmed up"

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