Fast Recipes

Caramelised pink grapefruit and vanilla ice-cream

Fast recipe for caramelised pink grapefruit and vanilla ice-cream.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
Caramelised pink grapefruit and vanilla ice-cream
Caramelised pink grapefruit and vanilla ice-cream

If you don't have a blowtorch, caramelise the grapefruit under a hot grill. This supremely simple dish works well for brunch with yoghurt, or as a light dessert with ice-cream.

Ingredients

  • 2 pink grapefruit, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 20 gm panela sugar (see note)
  • To serve: vanilla ice-cream or thick Greek-style yoghurt

Method

Main
  • 1
    Arrange the grapefruit slices over an oven tray or heatproof platter. Scatter evenly with sugar and use a blowtorch to caramelise the sugar (1-2 minutes). Serve warm with ice-cream or yoghurt.

Notes

Note Panela sugar, an unrefined cane sugar, is available from select delicatessens. Otherwise substitute raw caster sugar or brown sugar.