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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

With their light, luxurious texture and fresh, bright flavor, these Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce are the perfect way to welcome spring.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 14 pancakes
Calories: 181 kcal
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes:
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (heaping) baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced
  • 4 tablespoons butter sliced into small pats
Blueberry Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries rinsed and drained
For the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes:
  1. In a small mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a separate large mixing bowl combine the ricotta cheese, eggs, milk, vanilla, lemon juice and zest. Whisk the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  2. Heat an electric griddle to 350 degrees or alternately, place a large skillet over medium heat. Spray your cooking surface with non-stick cooking spray. For each pancake, measure out 1/4 cup of batter, pour on to the hot cooking surface and cook on both sides until light golden brown. Top each pancake with a small pat of butter. Repeat with remaining batter.
For the Blueberry Sauce:
  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Gradually stir in water and place pan over medium heat. Add blueberries and cook, stirring, until mixture comes to a low boil. Continue to cook and stir for an additional 3 or 4 minutes, until thickened. Remove from heat and serve right away or cool to room temperature and transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. This sauce is delicious served either warm or cold over pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, Greek yogurt, ice cream, pound cake, etc. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 pancake)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 198mg9%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 258IU5%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 118mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.