Grapefruit brûlée

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Julie Myers

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
6
min.
Baking
5
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
grapefruit
4 tbsp cane sugar
150 g mascarpone cheese
80 ml heavy cream
1½ tsp vanilla sugar
pistachios for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • paper towel
  • aluminum foil (optional)
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters

Nutrition per serving

Cal
304
Protein
3 g
Fat
22 g
Carb
22 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat the broiler on high. Halve grapefruits. Trim 1.25-cm/0.5-inch from the bottom of each grapefruit half to stabilize it, if necessary. Score the segments to loosen for easier eating. Place the halves cut side-down on paper towel to dry for approx. 5 min.
    • grapefruit
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • paper towel

    Preheat the broiler on high. Halve grapefruits. Trim 1.25-cm/0.5-inch from the bottom of each grapefruit half to stabilize it, if necessary. Score the segments to loosen for easier eating. Place the halves cut side-down on paper towel to dry for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 2/4

    Turn the grapefruit halves cut side-up onto a baking sheet, lined with foil if needed, and sprinkle each one evenly with cane sugar. Transfer to oven and broil for approx. 6 min., until caramelized, watching carefully so that they don’t burn.
    • 4 tbsp cane sugar
    • aluminum foil (optional)

    Turn the grapefruit halves cut side-up onto a baking sheet, lined with foil if needed, and sprinkle each one evenly with cane sugar. Transfer to oven and broil for approx. 6 min., until caramelized, watching carefully so that they don’t burn.

  • Step 3/4

    Meanwhile, beat mascarpone, heavy cream, and vanilla sugar until soft peaks form.
    • 150 g mascarpone cheese
    • 80 ml heavy cream
    • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Meanwhile, beat mascarpone, heavy cream, and vanilla sugar until soft peaks form.

  • Step 4/4

    Roughly chop pistachios. Serve each grapefruit half with a dollop of whipped mascarpone cream and chopped pistachios. Enjoy!
    • pistachios for serving

    Roughly chop pistachios. Serve each grapefruit half with a dollop of whipped mascarpone cream and chopped pistachios. Enjoy!