Sunshine Ricotta Pancakes with Strawberries

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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 :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Sunshine Ricotta Pancakes with Strawberries

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • 2In a medium bowl whisk together ricotta cheese, whole egg, egg whites, vanilla, lemon juice, zest and oil. Whisk until well combined.
  • 3Gently fold the ricotta mixture into the dry ingredients.
  • 4Do not over mix. Batter will be thick.
  • 5Heat griddle, spray with a non stick cooking spray.
  • 6Spoon 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
  • 7Top 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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