Slideshow: 7 Grapefruit Desserts We Love

Grapefruit-Vanilla Curd
Grapefruit-Vanilla Curd
This smooth fruit curd is an elegant way to use the season's best grapefruit as well as a Meyer lemon or two. It's great for breakfast or dessert and also makes a lovely hand-made hostess or birthday gift.

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Spiked and Spiced Grapefruit Paletas
Spiked and Spiced Grapefruit Paletas
These grapefruit-tequila paletas are particularly tasty and refreshing. If you want an extra kick, blend a bit of the chiles with the grapefruit base, or infuse the simple syrup with more chiles. Just like a margarita, these paletas also have a seasoning on the top—the sweet and spicy options are equally tempting, so we'll leave the final decision up to you!

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Grapefruit Champagne Float
Grapefruit Champagne Float
This dessert starts with a tart, ripe grapefruit sorbet blooming with orange, lemon, and the subtlest whisper of gin. The sorbet is floated in champagne and drizzled with pomegranate molasses. It's beautifully tart, bright, and uplifting—and it beats the pants off a Bellini.

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Green Coconut and Grapefruit Shaved Ice
Green Coconut and Grapefruit Shaved Ice
The combination of shaved ice and summery, southern-clime flavors like green coconut and grapefruit make a delightfully sweet treat. With the weather heating up, you'll appreciate this bracing way to kick back and cool off.

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Grapefruit Marmalade
Grapefruit Marmalade
This grapefruit marmalade embodies everything lovable about freshly squeezed juice: the tiny bits of pulp, the citrusy aroma, and the clean, fresh flavor. As the season winds down, it's the perfect way to hold onto grapefruit's unique taste in the summer months—assuming you can make it last that long.

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Grapefruit Campari Sorbetto
Grapefruit Campari Sorbetto
This recipe adds just enough sugar to make these two bitter ingredients into a bittersweet apertif of a sorbetto, somewhere between a cocktail and dessert. It's the ultimate palate cleanser, whether you choose to serve it in between courses or after a meal.

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