Warm Citrus Fruit with Brown Sugar


Wake up a sleepy breakfast with a warm fruit bowl of red grapefruit and oranges sprinkled with rum and brown sugar.

Warm Citrus Fruit with Brown Sugar
Photo: Marty Baldwin
Prep Time:
15 mins
Broil Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 medium red grapefruit, peeled and sectioned, or 1-1/2 cups drained refrigerated grapefruit sections

  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks or one 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained

  • 2 tablespoon rum (optional)

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened


  1. In a medium bowl combine grapefruit, oranges, and pineapple. Transfer to a 1-quart broiler-safe au gratin dish or casserole.*

  2. If desired, in a small saucepan heat rum until it almost simmers. Carefully pour over fruit. Stir gently to coat.

  3. In a small bowl stir together brown sugar and butter until well mixed; sprinkle over fruit. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 5 to 6 minutes until sugar is bubbly and fruit is warmed.

  4. Makes 4 servings.


For individual servings, use four individual au gratin dishes and do not use the rum.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

192 Calories
6g Fat
35g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 192
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 86.2mg 431%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 371mg 8%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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