Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe

Lemon ricotta pancakes, a lemon flavored pancake made with ricotta cheese, is simply delicious and healthy breakfast item. The fresh lemon juice and finely grated lemon zest bring a delightful taste and flavor to light and rich ricotta cheese pancakes.
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 6 pancakes
Ingredients:
3/4 cup All Purpose Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1½ tablespoons Sugar
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup (around 250 gms) Ricotta Cheese
1 tablespoon finely grated Lemon Zest
1½ teaspoons Fresh Lemon Juice
2/3 cup Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2 medium size Eggs, beaten
Maple Syrup, for garnishing
Directions:
  1. Mix all purpose flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Whisk together ricotta cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, milk, vanilla extract and eggs in another bowl until smooth.
  3. Add dry ingredients mixture (prepared in step-1) to the ricotta mixture (prepared in step-2) and whisk until just combined.
  4. Preheat skillet or griddle over medium heat and brush with melted butter. Drop around 1/4-cup batter on it, press and spread a little using spoon to make 1/4 to 1/2 inch pattie, cook it on medium-low heat. Flip it when bubbles begin to appear on the surface and bottom side turns golden brown. It will take around 2-3 minutes. Cook other side until golden brown or for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Repeat same process for remaining batter and prepare pancakes in batches.
  6. Transfer prepared lemon ricotta pancakes to serving plate and serve with maple syruo and fresh sliced strawberries.
Tips and Variations:
  • You can prepare 3-4 pancakes at a time according to size of skillet.
Taste: Mild sweet, soft and fluffy with nice lemon flavor.
Serving Ideas: Serve it for breakfast or as a snack in the evening.

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