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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
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3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, separated

3/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese

1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest


Land O Lakes® Butter, as desired

Powdered sugar, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place egg whites into bowl; beat until stiff peaks form. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine egg yolks, ricotta cheese, melted butter, sugar and salt in bowl; beat until well mixed. Add flour; mix until just combined. Fold in lemon zest and egg whites until well incorporated.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat griddle or large skillet over medium-low heat. Spoon scant 1/4 cupfuls batter onto griddle; cook 5 minutes or until deep golden brown. Turn pancakes over; continue cooking 3 minutes or until deep golden brown. Repeat with remaining batter.

  4. STEP 4

    Serve immediately with additional butter and powdered sugar, if desired.

Tip #1

Not quite ready to serve? Pancakes can be kept warm in 200ºF oven.

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