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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

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Category: Breakfast

 Ingredients List

  • 3 lg Eggs; separated
  • 3/4 c Ricotta cheese
  • 4 tb Unsalted butter; melted
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • Lemon zest; of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 ts Salt


1. In clean dry medium bowl, using clean dry beaters, whip egg whites until
they hold firm peaks, and set aside.

2. In another medium bowl, beat ricotta, butter, yolks and vanilla until
well-blended, and set aside.

3. In small bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, zest and salt. Using rubber
spatula, stir dry ingredients into ricotta mixture. Spoon small amount of
egg whites into batter and mix with spatula. Gently fold in remainder of

4. If necessary, lightly butter, oil, or spray griddle. If using electric
griddle, set to 350F. Preheat oven to 200F if you want to keep pancakes

5. Spoon 3 tbsp of batter onto griddle for each pancake. When undersides of
pancakes are golden and tops show a bubble or two, carefully flip. The
first sides of pancakes need to cook and set a little longer than other
recipes or they will be hard to flip. Cook until other sides are brown.
Serve or keep warm.

"Feathery light, eggy and lemony, reminiscent of a souffle. Dust with icing
sugar and garnish with fruit."

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