15 minute breakfast: Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon Sugar


Is grapefruit season, and grapefruit is a lovely, healthy, quick breakfast. My mom used to serve it for us in the mornings before school; I remember she had a Pampered Chef grapefruit knife perfect for cutting between the segments (I’ve been searching for one like it but have had no luck).

I stumbled across this recipe for broiled grapefruit with cinnamon sugar. It looks delicious and I can’t wait to try it this morning for breakfast!

Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon Sugar

  • Serves two
  • 1 large ruby grapefruit
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar
  1. Heat the oven to broil. Cut the grapefruit in half across its equator. Use a sharp knife to carefully cut around the inside edge of the grapefruit half. Then make small, deep cuts next to each segment’s membrane, to loosen the fruit from the membrane. (If you have serrated grapefruit spoons, this step is less necessary.)
  2. Sprinkle each half with cinnamon sugar and put in an oven-safe dish, sugar-side up. Broil for 15 minutes, or until the top turns quite brown and caramelized. Let cool for 5 minutes and eat while warm.

Recipe from the Kitchn

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