Sorry, our subscription service is unavailable. Sprinkle cinnamon over the tops if you like. Perfect for a warm breakfast on a chilly day. Love this recipe. All photos and content are copyright protected. Try adding date crystles and a little grenadine. It was simple — just grapefruit and sugar, set under the broiler a minute or two to heat the fruit and melt the sugar. Alternatively, preheat broiler. Instead, I looked up broiled grapefruit in The Joy of Cooking which had a very straightforward recipe that was very similar, only it calls for sugar and ground ginger ... no vanilla at all. Yellow grapefruit tends to be more sour than ruby red grapefruit, so you may want to use more sugar for yellow than for red grapefruit. I use parchment paper whenever I bake anything in the oven and I have never had a fire. I have no idea why I knew that broiled grapefruit was a thing, but it popped into my head so I decided to go with it. Like other citrus fruits, soluble fibers in grapefruit has been shown to help lower LDL “bad” cholesterol levels. It’s great for hydration. (BC=Betty Crocker). Growing up in Sacramento, my mom always served broiled grapefruit on Christmas morning, along with smoked pork chops from the Swiss pork store, scrambled eggs, English muffins and homemade jam. Cut your grapefruit in half. Spoon the mixture onto the grapefruit halves. My mom made it for years when we were growing up. This will make the finished broiled grapefruit a breeze to scoop out to eat! To make it easier to remove the grapefruit segments with a spoon once the grapefruit is cooked, use a sharp paring knife to cut around the edges of the fruit, where the fruit meets the rind. This sweet, juicy and totally healthy dish is perfect for breakfast or snacks. Remove from oven. That equals about 50 grams, or about 12.5 tsp. Jump to Recipe Print Recipe. Brush tops of grapefruits with maple syrup (alternatively you can use honey or brown sugar). It was a popular recipe in the 60’s and frequently served as a first course at dinner parties. Funny how a recipe can send us back in time. That suggestion should be completely eliminated from the directions. Read more about our affiliate linking policy. Your email address will not be published. Salt blocks your brain from being able to taste bitter. And I am sure that this broiled version tastes amazing. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet or inside a baking dish and broil in the oven for about 5-8 minutes (time will vary by oven, so keep an eye on it). My grandfather loved broiled grapefruit. Crazy-healthy, sweet ‘n yummy breakfast dish. Powerful stuff that Broiled Grapefruit, Elise! of the cinnamon mixture; sprinkle remaining cinnamon mixture over cut sides of grapefruit. This post may contain links to Amazon or other partners; your purchases via these links can benefit Simply Recipes. What is your china pattern (if you don’t mind me asking? Thanks for waiting. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, until the sugars have just caramelized on top of each grapefruit. Sprinkle … If I didn’t know better it made the grapefruit more bitter. Grapefruit is high in vitamin C. Vitamin C is a critical nutrient for nourishing the skin and keeping the immune system in tip-top shape. My friend George R patiently explained to me how he made it, and how much he loved it. Broiled grapefruit is essentially cut and segmented grapefruit that you add a little sugar too and broil it. This looks good. Grapefruit is more than 90% water so it’s an easy way to help you stay hydrated with a little flavor! Try sprinkling with a little salt the minute you take it out of the broiler! Place on a top rack in the oven so that it is relatively close (but not touching) the broiler flame/coils. I love broiled grapefruit. A few years later I was among the first women to where pants to work at a prestigious advertising company. Read more about our affiliate linking policy, https://www.etsy.com/shop/adventuresinclay, 1 to 2 grapefruits, red or yellow, cut in half (cut through the middle, not the stem end or blossom end of the grapefruit), Brown sugar, 2 to 3 teaspoons per grapefruit half. Add Rating & Review. If we break that down for a typical 2000 calorie diet, it amounts to about 200 calories per day coming from added sugar. Jump to Recipe. Really? :D. Hi Leslie, I loved the sound of that margarita, sweetened with brown sugar syrup. This Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon and Honey is the perfect way to enjoy (in season) Florida Grapefruit. 5 star values: 4 4 star values: 7 3 star values: 6 2 star values: 0 1 star values: 0 Back to Broiled Grapefruit Halves Topped with Brown Sugar. Cook Time: 12 minutes. Try using honey in place of brown sugar. Grapefruit cut in half and broiled with a little brown sugar until it is juicy and caramelized, but still fresh and fruity in the middle. I tried it with honey and it turned out OK. You don’t get the same color but it’s still very tasty. I gave one of the halves to Josh and he enjoyed it too! Your comment may need to be approved before it will appear on the site. Personally, I peel them like an orange, but I think when most people think about how to serve grapefruit, they tend to go the traditional route – cut in half, sectioned out, and smothered in sugar. Recipes June 7, 2015 No comments. Truly a throwback recipe! ), Hi! 1 whole Grapefruit; 2 Tablespoons Honey Or Maple Syrup; 1 teaspoon Brown Sugar; 2 teaspoons Butter; Preparation . Both of which were very good! Nice because I don’t like anything cold on my teeth. Broil grapefruit … Had one of them exactly this way. Year, eating one is my first order of business when I get to the brown sugar vanilla... 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