Grapefruit in Brandy

The tartness of the grapefruit is offset here but a sweet cinnamon syrup. Can be served hot or cold.
Serves: 6
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
4 large grapefruit
4 oz / 110 g caster sugar
4 tbsp brandy
Herbs & Spices
1 tsp Cinnamon Ground
Cooking Instructions
Peel and remove the pith from the grapefruit. Slice into 1/2 inch rounds, removing the pithy centres. Put the sugar and cinnamon in a large saucepan and add 1/2 pint / 275ml cold water. Bring to a boil, stirring whilst the sugar dissolves. Boil the syrup briskly for 2 mins. Lower the heat, add the grapefruit slices and poach for 6 minutes, turning half way through. arrange slices in a serving dish and pour over the brandy. Serve hot or chilled.