Save on Pinterest

Warm Grapefruit with Ginger-Sugar

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Sweetly broiled grapefruit is a specialty at my bed-and-breakfast. In addition to serving it at breakfast or brunch, I also might offer it as a fabulous light snack or dessert. —Stephanie Levy, Lansing, New York
Warm Grapefruit with Ginger-Sugar Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.


  • 1 large red grapefruit
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


  1. Preheat broiler. Cut grapefruit crosswise in half. With a small knife, cut around the membrane in the center of each half and discard. Cut around each section to loosen fruit. Place grapefruit halves on a baking sheet, cut side up.
  2. Mix ginger and sugar; sprinkle over fruit. Broil 4 in. from heat until sugar is melted, about 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 grapefruit: 85 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.

Recommended Video