Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lighten up your morning short stack with lemon and creamy ricotta for a delectable way to start the day.

4

Servings

10 Mins

Prep Time

32 Mins

Cook Time

Prep

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Mix the Dry Ingredients

Measure the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and whisk together until well incorporated.

  • All Purpose Flour1 cup
  • Granulated Sugar6 Tbsps.
  • Baking Powder1 Tbsp.
  • Baking Soda1 tsp.
  • Kosher Salt1 12 tsps.
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Mix the Wet Ingredients

In a separate large bowl, whisk the wet ingredients until well incorporated. Make sure to keep the egg whites separate.

  • Egg Yolks(save the egg whites)2
  • Ricotta1 13 cups
  • Unsalted Butter(melted)4 Tbsps.
  • Vanilla Extract 14 tsp.
  • Buttermilk(or heavy cream) 14 cup
  • Lemon Zest1 Tbsp.
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Combine the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Gently mix the wet ingredients into the dry. Be careful not to over mix! The batter should appear dry and lumpy. Set aside while you prepare the egg whites.

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Whip the Egg Whites

In a large, clean bowl whip the egg whites to soft peaks. You can do this by hand or with a mixer.

  • Egg Whites4
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Fold in the Egg Whites

Gently fold the egg whites into the pancake batter.

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Cooking Steps

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1. Add the Butter to a Preheated Pan

Preheat the pan to 375°F/190°C (medium-high) then add the butter. We recommend clarified butter, but you can use regular unsalted butter instead. Allow to melt completely.

  • Clarified Butter(or unsalted butter) 12 Tbsp.
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2. Begin Cooking the Pancakes

Using a 2 oz ladle or a 1/4 cup measure to add the batter to the pan. You can normally fit up to 3 pancakes in the pan at once. Cook the pancakes for 4 minutes and 30 seconds, or until the sides just begin to set.

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3. Flip and Finish Cooking the Pancakes

When the sides of the pancakes are set, carefully flip the them. Then continue cooking the pancakes for 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Once they are finished cooking, reserve them in a low temperature oven. Continue cooking the remaining batter.

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4. Serve Immediately

Finish the pancakes with a touch of butter, raspberries and maple syrup or your favorite berry sauce. Serve immediately.

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