Recipe courtesy of The Kitchen

Bruleed Grapefruit Hack

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings



  1. Halve the grapefruit crosswise. Using a paring knife, cut between sections of the grapefruit so it is easier to eat once caramelized. Pat the surface dry with a paper towel.
  2. Sprinkle the coconut sugar in an even layer on each grapefruit half. Place one grapefruit half sugar-side up on the bottom of an overturned bowl.
  3. Preheat a nonstick skillet over high heat. (Do not add oil to the skillet.) Once the skillet starts to smoke, turn off the heat and place the hot skillet, nonstick-side down, on the sugared part of the grapefruit half on the bowl. Allow the skillet to stop sizzling before removing the skillet, about 1 minute. Repeat the process with the second grapefruit half.
  4. Remove the skillet and allow the grapefruit to cool slightly.