Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Emma

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Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Wake up to a delightful breakfast with our Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, made from scratch! These pancakes are soft, fluffy, and bursting with fresh lemon flavor.

The addition of creamy ricotta cheese makes them extra special, creating a breakfast treat that’s both luxurious and comforting. Plus, you can enjoy them anytime, thanks to their freezer-friendly nature!

Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup full-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Maple syrup or fresh whipped cream, for serving
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs, then add the milk, ricotta cheese, and vanilla. Beat until well combined.
  3. Stir the wet mixture into the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  4. Quickly fold in the lemon juice and zest, ensuring even distribution throughout the batter.
  5. Heat a buttered pan or griddle over medium heat. Pour 1/3 cupfuls of batter onto the hot surface, allowing space between pancakes.
  6. Cook for about 3 minutes until small bubbles form on top. Flip and cook the other side until golden brown (about 1-2 minutes).

Nutrition Information:

  • (Nutritional values may vary based on specific ingredients used.)

Notes or Tips:

  • For an alternative to store-bought ricotta, try making your own with our homemade ricotta cheese recipe.
  • Freeze any leftover pancakes for up to 2 months, placing them between layers of waxed paper in a sealed freezer-safe bag.
  • To reheat, either use the oven (375°F for 6-8 minutes) or microwave a few pancakes at a time for about 40 seconds.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve these delightful Lemon Ricotta Pancakes warm, accompanied by your choice of maple syrup or fresh whipped cream.

Storage and Reheating:

  • Store any extra pancakes in the freezer for later enjoyment. Reheat in the oven or microwave until warm.
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Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Wake up to delightful Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes—soft, fluffy, and bursting with fresh lemon flavor. The creamy ricotta adds a touch of luxury, perfect for anytime enjoyment! 🥞🍋🍽️

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 10 large pancakes 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup full-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Maple syrup or fresh whipped cream, for serving

Instructions

  1. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, then add milk, ricotta, and vanilla. Combine well.
  3. Stir wet mixture into dry ingredients until just combined. Avoid overmixing.
  4. Fold in lemon juice and zest.
  5. Cook 1/3 cupfuls of batter on a buttered pan or griddle over medium heat.
  6. Cook for 3 minutes, flip, and cook for another 1-2 minutes until golden brown.

Notes

  • Make your own ricotta for a homemade touch.
  • Freeze leftover pancakes for up to 2 months.
  • Reheat in the oven (375°F for 6-8 minutes) or microwave (40 seconds).
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Pan Frying
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 large pancake
  • Calories: 375 kcal
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 341mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg

Keywords: Lemon Pancakes, Ricotta, Breakfast, Fluffy Pancakes

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