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Ruby Red Grapefruitade

  • Author: Stephanie Pass
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


An easy and delicious recipe for grapefruitade made from Texas ruby red grapefruits. And to cut the sugar, it’s made with sucralose instead of sugar.




  • 56 ripe ruby red grapefruits
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 cups simple sucralose syrup (recipe below)
  • 34 cups water

Simple Sucralose Syrup

  • 1 cup sucralose
  • 1 cup water


Simple Sucralose Syrup

  1. Combine sucralose and 1 cup of water. Heat in the microwave for 4-5 minutes until it reaches a boil.
  2. Allow to cool.


  1. In a strainer, juice all grapefruits and lemon to measure around 2 cups.
  2. Make the simple syrup and allow to cool for a few minutes.
  3. Transfer to a pitcher or bottle.
  4. Once the syrup has cooled, combine with juice.
  5. Add an additional 3-4 cups of water.
  6. Mix thoroughly.
  7. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving
  • Category: drink
  • Cuisine: American
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