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Grapefruit Alaska

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  Grapefruit 4
  Fine sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Rum 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Cut grapefruit in halves, remove pulp, leaving membrane.
Place pulp in bowl with sugar and rum, and chill in refrigerator several hours.
Remove membranes from skins without breaking them and place in refrigerator.
At serving time, fill shells with fruit, top with ice cream and cover with meringue, making sure it touches edge of shell all around, covering ice cream completely.
Place in very hot oven under broiler 1 or 2 minutes until brown.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1655 Calories from Fat 248

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.6%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.6 mg35.2%

Sodium 772.7 mg32.2%

Total Carbohydrates 304 g101.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.4 g53.5%

Sugars 218.3 g

Protein 27 g53.8%

Vitamin A 75.3% Vitamin C 658.6%

Calcium 47.7% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grapefruit Alaska Recipe