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Broiled Grapefruit

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


  • 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


  • 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 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  • Combine brown sugar and 2 tablespoons sugar; sprinkle over grapefruit. Drizzle with butter. Broil 4 in. from the heat until sugar is bubbly.
  • For garnish, rinse grape clusters and dip in remaining sugar. Place on grapefruit; serve warm.

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  • Roman1234
    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
    May 6, 2011

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

  • tkarinas
    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.