No Churn Grapefruit Gelato

I had never seen a green grapefruit! (If you read my blog posts, that probably doesn’t surprise you). But what may surprise you is that my husband who is a daily grapefruit eater, hasn’t either! So I do what I normally do when I don’t know how to use something. I find something on the internet that catches my eye, use about half that idea and add a few things of my own! I found this variety of grapefruit makes an excellent gelato which immediately caught my eye….I get to eat fresh fruit in an “ice cream” and its easy to make!? This of course was the result….enjoy!

No Churn Grapefruit Gelato

No Churn Grapefruit Gelato


  • 1/4 Cup Grapefruit Juice (I used Mellow Gold Grapefruit that we got in our baskets a few weeks back)
  • 2 Cup Cream (Whipping Not Heavy)
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Grapefruit Zest
  • 1/4 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Granola (Optional)


  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Whisk so that everything is mixed well.
  3. Put in a freezable container with the lid on for a minimum of 8 hours. Best if you wait 24 hours.


You can also add vanilla &/or almond extract for a little extra flavor. Only add 1/8 Tsp. This makes about 2 1/2 cups of Gelato, double the recipe for a larger amount Serve plain, with fresh fruit or granola

Pictured with Bountiful Baskets Tropical Granola.


Author: Jamie S

I'm married and am very blessed to be the mother of a gorgeous little 2 year old named Mac. I live in good ol' North Dakota! I love to do many things. Laugh, love, write and cook. Mostly, I like to enjoy life to the fullest. That's probably why I love cooking so much. There is no right or wrong way of doing it. My day job keeps me very busy but its also extremely rewarding. I work for a company called Pride Inc. We serve individuals with developmental disabilities. So most of the people on my caseload are like my family. For me, I learned from my grandma that cooking brought people together. I associated it with happiness, love and togetherness and who doesn't want those things in life! So I've always tried to continue that in my own life with my own family. Nothing brings people together like a good meal. And a few good laughs!

3 thoughts on “No Churn Grapefruit Gelato”

  1. I wonder if you could substitute orange for grapefruit and reduce the sugar? Has anyone tried any other fruit?

  2. Substituted 1/4 cup honey for sugar & a can of coconut milk for cream. Just popped it in the freezer & can’t wait to try it!

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