Weekend Brunch Goals: Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

The sun-kissed mornings of the weekend call for a breakfast that’s both comforting and indulgent. Enter our Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes – a delightful twist on the classic pancake recipe that’s bound to make your weekend brunch truly special. These pancakes are the epitome of a lazy morning, blending the tangy freshness of lemons with the creamy richness of ricotta cheese.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, milk, eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest, melted butter, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently fold until just combined. Do not overmix; a few lumps are okay.
  4. Preheat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and lightly grease with butter or cooking spray.
  5. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the skillet.
  6. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip the pancake and cook until golden brown.
  7. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  8. Serve the pancakes warm with a drizzle of maple syrup and a dollop of whipped cream.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Makes about 12 pancakes

Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are a citrus-infused treat, perfect for a leisurely weekend brunch that brings loved ones together.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 210, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 8g

Make your weekend mornings shine with the magic of Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. As you take your first bite, the zesty aroma of lemons will awaken your senses, and the pillowy softness of the pancakes will melt in your mouth. Whether you’re sharing them with family or indulging in a peaceful solo breakfast, these pancakes create a memorable experience that embodies the essence of a laid-back weekend. So, gather your ingredients, put on your apron, and let the joy of cooking fill your kitchen as you whip up these delectable pancakes. Your taste buds will thank you, and your brunch will be elevated to a whole new level of deliciousness.

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