Grapefruit brûlée

Grapefruit brûlée

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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

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

Enjoy with

Zonin Prosecco spumante demi-sec, Italy
A sparkling wine with a tangy sweetness and herbal floral notes to balance out the bitter and citrusy grapefruit.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
304
Protein
3g
Fat
22g
Carb
22g

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.
  • 2 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 mascarpone cheese
  • 80 ml heavy cream
  •  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!