Tested till perfect Broiled Grapefruit with Spiced Rum
Broiled Grapefruit with Spiced Rum
Photography by Matthew Kimura

Broiled Grapefruit with Spiced Rum

Pink grapefruits are the prettiest, but white grapefruits taste equally delicious. Serve with plain Balkan style or vanilla yogurt. If you like, you can omit the rum.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Holiday Celebrations: 2007

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  • 3 3large grapefruit
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspspiced rum or amber rum
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuppacked brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspminced crystallized ginger
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspcinnamon


Cut each grapefruit in half crosswise. Using grapefruit knife, cut around inside of rind and around each segment to loosen.

Arrange grapefruit, cut side up, in 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.) Drizzle with rum.

In small bowl, combine brown sugar, ginger and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over grapefruit.

Broil, watching grapefruit closely and rotating pan if necessary to prevent sugar from burning, until bubbly and golden, about 6 minutes. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Nutritional Information Per Crêpe: about

cal 148 pro 5g total fat 6g sat. fat 3g
carb 17g fibre 1g chol 75mg sodium 205mg

% RDI:

calcium 4 iron 7 vit A 7 folate 20
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