Sunshine Ricotta Pancakes with Strawberries

nadine mesch

By
@motherchic

After a long winter these pancakes are a welcome ray of sunshine. When my children were little & we ate the lemon pancakes, my son could not pronounce the words lemon ricotta; so he called them sunshine pancakes. And that has been their name ever since. Seems appropriate :)


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
flour
3 1/2 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
ricotta cheese
1
egg
3
egg whites
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
1 Tbsp
oil
2 c
sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 c
maple syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
2
In a medium bowl whisk together ricotta cheese, whole egg, egg whites, vanilla, lemon juice, zest and oil. Whisk until well combined.
3
Gently fold the ricotta mixture into the dry ingredients.
4
Do not over mix. Batter will be thick.
5
Heat griddle, spray with a non stick cooking spray.
6
Spoon approximately a 1/3 cup batter onto the hot griddle. Cook until browned and beginning to set, approximately 2 minutes. Flip pancakes, cook on the other side. Repeat, until batter is gone
7
Top with a small pat of butter, sliced strawberries and just a little maple syrup
8
** These sunshine pancakes are puffy & light & have a wonderful refreshing taste of lemon. The addition of the fresh berries and just a drizzle of maple syrup makes these pancakes our all time favorite. I hope you enjoy them too

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