Grapefruit brûlée

Grapefruit brûlée

Based on 7 ratings

Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings2
1
grapefruit
2 tbsp
cane sugar
75 g
mascarpone cheese
40 ml
heavy cream
¾ tsp
vanilla sugar
pistachios for serving
MetricImperial

Utensils

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

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Nutrition per serving

Cal304
Protein3 g
Fat22 g
Carb22 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.
    • 1 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.
    • 2 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.
    • 75 g mascarpone cheese
    • 40 ml heavy cream
    • ¾ 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!

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