Fluffy Clouds on a Plate: Lemon Ricotta Pancake Delight

Picture this: a lazy Sunday morning, sunlight streaming through the curtains, and the aroma of freshly squeezed lemons filling the air. What better way to start your day than with our delightful Lemon Ricotta Pancakes? These heavenly treats are like fluffy clouds on a plate, a perfect combination of zesty citrus and creamy ricotta. Get ready to indulge in a mouthwatering breakfast that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Start by whisking together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, milk, eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, melted butter, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. Gently fold the wet mixture into the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
  4. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat and lightly grease it with butter or cooking spray.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the hot skillet for each pancake.
  6. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  7. Serve your Lemon Ricotta Pancakes warm with a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkle of fresh berries for a burst of color and flavor.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are the epitome of breakfast luxury. Their light and airy texture, coupled with the bright flavor of lemons, make them a perfect morning indulgence.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 12g

Imagine savoring each bite of these Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, the delicate balance of sweetness and tanginess dancing on your palate. Whether you’re enjoying them alone or with loved ones, this recipe promises a delightful start to your day. So, go ahead, whip up these fluffy clouds of happiness, and let your taste buds soar on a lemony journey of pure delight.

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