Before jumping into this delicious grapefruit recipe, answer the following:

For breakfast, do you:

  • Grab a bar on your way out in the morning?
  • Eat the basic meal of eggs/bacon/bagel?
  • Eat nothing because you just rolled out of bed and you’re late for class?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need to step up your breakfast game. I know, breakfast in the morning can be time-consuming, but with this grapefruit recipe, you can learn how to create an easy and quick b-fast that will make your mornings so much better.

This recipe is sweet and satisfying, simple and superb, sugary and soul-soothing – I can keep on going. But seriously, after making this grapefruit, your mind and your stomach will feel glorious. You might even consider opening up your own brunch restaurant.

So read on if you want your grapefruit to go from average to exceptional in no time.

#SpoonTip: These babies are great alone, but also delicious with some morning companions. Try with some quinoa oatmeal, an apple baby pancake, or even banana ice cream.

Honey Brûléed Grapefruit

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:6 minutes
  • Total Time:11 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy


  • 2 large grapefruits
  • 4 teaspoon honey
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to broil, on high.

  • Step 2

    Slice each grapefruit into halves.

    Photo by Brittany Arnett
  • Step 3

    Arrange grapefruit halves onto ungreased baking sheet.

    Photo by Brittany Arnett
  • Step 4

    Sprinkle each grapefruit half with cinnamon, as desired.

    #SpoonTip: Try adding some ground nutmeg or ginger to vamp up the flavor.

    Photo by Brittany Arnett
  • Step 5

    Pour a teaspoon of honey on each grapefruit half, or as desired.

    #SpoonTip: Date syrup or agave also works well.

    Photo by Brittany Arnett
  • Step 6

    Place grapefruit in oven for 6 minutes, or until grapefruits are slightly blackened.

    Photo by Brittany Arnett