Not overly sweet, this elegant, seasonal dessert is a grapefruit-lover's delight. To whip the maple-infused cream into fluffy peaks with ease, start with a frozen metal bowl and whisk. Using chilled tools helps the cream to develop and hold body quickly.

Laraine Perri
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2015

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Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 grapefruit half and about 1 1/2 tablespoons cream)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

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  • Place grapefruit halves on a baking sheet, cut side up. Sprinkle evenly with sugar and ginger. Broil 8 minutes or until grapefruit begins to char.

  • Place cream in a chilled medium bowl; beat with a whisk until slightly thickened. Add yogurt, syrup, and vanilla to bowl; beat with a whisk until fluffy. Top grapefruit halves with cream mixture.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

163 calories; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 2.9g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 17mg; iron 0mg; sodium 12mg; calcium 43mg.
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