Grapefruit Boats

Winter means grapefruit. Wednesday means wiggle-as in retro Jell-0. So how about some grapefruit boats?

Grapefruit Boats

5 grapefruit
3 pkgs lemon gelatin (small packages)
3/4 cup boiling water
1 TBSP. gelatin
1/2 c cold water

Cut grapefruit lengthwise; remove and cut up sections. Dissolve lemon gelatin in boiling water; dissolve gelatin in cold water. Combine all ingredients. Fill grapefruit shells. Congeal.


1/3 cup sugar
2 TBSP. flour
2 egg yolks
Juice of 2 lemons
8 marshmallows
2/3 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. heavy cream, whipped

Combine all ingredients except pecans and whipped cream; cook until thickened. Cool; add nuts and whipped cream. Top each grapefruit with dressing. Yield: 20 servings.


  1. I REALLY want to try this.
    A. I always have extra egg yolks.
    B. I’ve got one grapefruit that is about past it’s prime.
    C. It’s congealed in it’s own bowl!!

  2. Welcome back! 🙂

  3. I love grapefruit! Yum. And in litte boats too, what’s not to like?

  4. This sounds so yummy!

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