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Grapefruit Brulee Recipe

This Light and Indulgent Grapefruit Dessert Is the Perfect End to Any Meal

We're always on the lookout for a great Winter fruit dessert that is light yet indulgent. After a luncheon with Real Girl's Kitchen's Haylie Duff, where every course included grapefruit, we couldn't stop thinking about the grapefruit brulée and sweet ricotta dessert she created. Haylie said she definitely loves to have dessert but wanted to create something that didn't feel too heavy, which is how she came up with the brulée that only adds a hint of sweetness. The caramelized sugar on the grapefruit balances the tart flavor, and it all blends nicely with the creamy base. And the best part is that the recipe is super simple.

Grapefruit Brulée and Sweet Ricotta

Grapefruit Brulée and Sweet Ricotta

Notes

If your grocery store doesn't have mascarpone cheese, softened cream cheese makes a fine substitute.

Grapefruit Brulee Recipe

Ingredients

  1. Ricotta cream
  2. 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta
  3. 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese
  4. 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  7. Pinch of lemon zest
  8. Pinch of sea salt
  1. Grapefruit brulée
  2. 1 Sweet Scarletts grapefruit, sectioned
  3. 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  4. 1/4 cup pistachios, shelled
  5. Honey

Directions

  1. Combine ricotta cream ingredients in a small bowl and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Using a food processor, pulverize shelled pistachios.
  3. Using a broiler, melt the brown sugar across the grapefruit wedges.
  4. Arrange sweet cream on a plate and top with grapefruit wedges and pistachio dust.
  5. Drizzle lightly with honey.

Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
252
Image Source: Haylie Duff
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