Easy Recipe: Grapefruit dessert

This grapefruit dessert is great for those times you have fresh fruit at home (grapefruit) and you get to visit family or friends and you get to prepare a full meal. The grapefruit gratin can serve the afternoon tea or for lunch or dinner.

grapefruit dessert


  • 1/2 grapefruit per person
  • 1 cinnamon stick per person
  • 2 tablespoons honey to taste
  • Essence of Lime
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Whipped cream.


  1. Make sure the oven rack is in the middle of the oven.
  2. In a bowl mix the honey with lime essence.
  3. In another bowl, together cinnamon, sugar and nutmeg.
  4. Place halves grapefruit on a tray.
  5. Each half add honey mixture with lime.
  6. Add the mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  7. Place in the oven to broil for 5 minutes, do this before serving the dessert.
  8. Serve each half on a plate.
  9. Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon stick.
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