Sweet Broiled Grapefruit

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Aug. 17, 2023
I was never a fan of grapefruit until I had it broiled at a restaurant—it was so tangy and delicious! I finally got the recipe and now make it often for my whole family. —Terry Bray, Auburndale, Florida
Sweet Broiled Grapefruit Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large grapefruit
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat broiler. Cut grapefruit crosswise in half; if desired, cut a thin slice from the bottom of each to level. Cut around each grapefruit section to loosen fruit. Top with butter. Mix sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over fruit.
  2. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 4 in. from heat until sugar is bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 grapefruit: 203 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.