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Grapefruit Pie

Grapefruit may be a surprising pie filling, but this dessert has been a hit at our house for years. The marshmallows and coconut reduce some of the grapefruit's tartness.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 32 large marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup grapefruit juice, divided
  • 3 large red grapefruit
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted


  • In a heavy saucepan, combine the marshmallows and 1/4 cup grapefruit juice. Cook and stir over low heat until marshmallows are melted. Cool to room temperature.
  • Peel the grapefruit and cut into sections (about 2-1/2 cups). Stir the grapefruit, whipped cream and remaining grapefruit juice into marshmallow mixture. Pour into crust. Sprinkle with coconut. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 272 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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