Citrus Ricotta Pancakes
Citrus ricotta pancakes are sweet, light and fluffy pancakes, with a sweet lemon brightness that are grilled golden brown. Perfect for the morning!
These ricotta pancakes are extra fluffy, with an enticing milky taste and a custardy texture.
Brighten your breakfast table with these citrus ricotta pancakes!
Breakfast is a favorite at our house no matter what time of day it is. These pancakes are melt-in-your-mouth perfectly fluffy pancakes.
These are the best pancakes you will ever eat!
These pancakes are melt-in-your-mouth soft and tender, they’re perfectly fluffy, and you’ll love that bit of brightness and tang from the lemon. These are the perfect pancakes for spring or summer and they’re likely to become a new family favorite!
My son is a lover of all things pancakes. I knew I needed to up my game by making him pancakes for breakfast.
These are so simple to make even on a busy school day.
Life is busy in the mornings and each kid and even adult is going in one direction or the other.
These pancakes help slow our family down and make breakfast together even better.
They are sweet and savory and oh. SO. Good!!
I love that my kids love breakfast and that we can enjoy it all together.
Some of you may be thinking, really, cheese in pancakes? If you are, it’s not a savory cheesy taste like you might be imagining. You don’t taste the ricotta here, it just adds so much moisture, it makes these seem like really buttery pancakes when really there’s only 1 Tbsp of butter.
It isn’t like having a lasagna filling mixed into a pancake batter. Ewwwww. Think more of on the sweets side of what ricotta can create like my:
Anyway, we like normal pancakes, and blueberry pancakes, and banana nut pancakes, German pancakes, etc. and these are scrumptious–Citrus Ricotta Pancakes. It is almost like eating cake. And for my youngest son, that is like a dream come true.
Ricotta is one of the few cheeses that can be mixed into something that isn’t savory and it works wonders. Similar to the idea of cream cheese (but ricotta isn’t tangy and it has a thinner texture).
What do you need to make citrus ricotta pancakes?
- Ricotta cheese
- Large eggs
- Grated orange or tangerine zest
- Grated lemon zest
Citrus Ricotta Pancakes
- 1 3/4 cups ricotta cheese whole milk, part-skim, your choice
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp grated orange or tangerine zest
- 1 tsp grated lemon zest
- 2/3 cup flour
- Whisk together ricotta, sugar, egg, and zest.
- Add flour, whisking until just combined.
- Cook on heated non-stick griddle, using cooking spray
- Heat griddle to medium-low heat
- Spray griddle
- Spoon in a fourth cup of batter per pancake
- Cook for 4 minutes per side (shorter if griddle is on higher heat)
- Serve warm with powdered sugar or syrup
- Garnish with fresh fruits
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.