Delicious Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes

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If you are searching for a scrumptious and effortless breakfast treat, look no further than this delightful ricotta pancakes. These pancakes are soft, buoyant, and velvety, making them the perfect way to kickstart your day. Additionally, they are incredibly easy to make, so you can quickly cook up a batch in no time.

To prepare ricotta pancakes, you will require the following ingredients:

– 1 cup of all-purpose flour

– 1 tablespoon of baking powder

– 1/4 teaspoon of salt

– 2 tablespoons of sugar

– 1 cup of ricotta cheese

– 4 large eggs

– 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional)

– 1/2 cup of milk

– Butter or olive oil for cooking

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, blend the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar together.

2. In another bowl, whisk the ricotta cheese, eggs, vanilla extract, and milk until the mixture is well combined.

3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix the batter, as this can make the pancakes tough.

4. Heat a nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add a small amount of butter or oil to the pan.

5. Using a 1/4 cup measure, scoop the batter into the pan. Cook the pancakes for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.

6. Repeat with the remaining batter, adding more butter or oil to the pan as needed.

7. Serve the pancakes warm with your favourite toppings, such as fresh fruit, maple syrup, or whipped cream.

A Delicious and Easy Breakfast Treat
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 390 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp monk fruit sweetener or sugar
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract optional
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or oil of choice divided

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, blend the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar together.
  • In another bowl, whisk the ricotta cheese, eggs, 1 tbsp oil, vanilla extract, and milk until the mixture is well combined.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix the batter, as this can make the pancakes tough.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add a small amount of butter or oil to the pan. Using a 1/4 cup measure, scoop the batter into the pan. 
  • Cook the pancakes for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter, adding more butter or oil to the pan as needed.
  • Serve the pancakes warm with your favourite toppings, such as fresh fruit, maple syrup, or whipped cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 18gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 223mgSodium: 609mgPotassium: 222mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 611IUCalcium: 386mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Breakfast, Brunch, Easy Breakfast, Pancakes
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Tips for Making Perfect Ricotta Pancakes:

– For the best flavour and texture, use fresh ricotta cheese.

– Be sure not to overmix the batter, as this can make the pancakes tough.

– Cook the pancakes over medium heat to ensure they cook through without burning.

– If the batter appears too thick, add more milk to it.

– For the best flavour and texture, serve the pancakes immediately after cooking.

Variations:

– Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes: Add 1 cup of fresh blueberries to the batter before cooking.

– Lemon Ricotta Pancakes: Add 1 tablespoon of lemon zest and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to the batter.

– Chocolate Chip Ricotta Pancakes: Add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the batter before cooking.

Storage

The pancakes are great eaten while still warm. However, they do freeze well. Store them in an airtight container or ziplock bag and freeze them for up to 3 months. You can defrost in the microwave or toaster or leave on the counter for 20- 30 minutes then heat in the microwave or stove on a lightly oiled pan. You can also heat it in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

You can also try our delicious Blueberry-Banana Pancakes or Spiced Cream Cheese Pancakes if you need a different flavor.

In conclusion, ricotta pancakes are a delightful and easy breakfast treat that you can enjoy any day of the week. With only a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time, you can whip up a batch of these light, fluffy, and velvety pancakes that are sure to please everyone at the breakfast table. So, try this recipe and treat your taste buds to a delightful meal!

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