|to prep and broil|
|Cut off all the peel and pith from the grapefruit. Cut between the membranes of each segment and remove the fruit. Arrange the segments in a gratin dish.|
|Move the oven rack 4 inches below the broiler. Preheat the broiler.|
|Sprinkle the sugar over the grapefruit and dot with butter. Broil for 8-10 minutes or until the edges of the fruit are lightly browned.|
|If adding gin, sprinkle before serving.|
source: Jacques Pepin's Essential Pepin
With the drippings from the dish, combine them with some additional gin and warm them in a small saucepan. Pour it out as a warm cocktail that has a similar flavor profile to that of the dessert.