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Citrus Ricotta Pancakes

Citrus ricotta pancakes are sweet, light and fluffy pancakes, with a sweet lemon brightness that are grilled golden brown.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: citrus, Ricotta Pancakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 360kcal


  • 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


Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 598IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 2mg