Saturday, April 27, 2013

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

Good Morning! Well, I guess it is almost noon here but it has been a lazy morning for me.  Though I am itching to get outside... we will be in the 70's today and lots of sun!

The DIY Guy has many chores on his list today so I wanted to start him out with a good breakfast.  I'm not sure about you but our breakfasts tend to be quite boring.  I'm mostly a cereal girl (my fav being Bare Naked Triple Berry Crunch or Cheerios with banana).  He does the same with an occasional egg or bagel thrown in.  So going outside the box today! I think a similar recipe was made for me by the kids for Mother's Day a few years ago and I remembered how light and fluffy these were plus I love lemon and blueberries.

These really hit the spot today and now we are fueled and ready to go... let's see my list includes washing screens and windows, washing my car and finishing up the laundry.  I think lunch will be a delivery from Jimmy Johns and for dinner I have rib-eye steak planned for grilling!

I hope you have a great weekend!!

Another pancake recipe you might enjoy -Cinnamon Role Pancakes with Glaze

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes Serves: 4-6 Calories: NA Prep Time to Table: 15 minutes
Recipe : Adapted from Williams Sonoma

- 1 cup whole milk ricotta
-1 cup whole milk
-3 eggs, separated
-1/4 cup sugar
-zest and juice of one lemon
-1 ½ cups cake flour
-1 T baking powder
-1/4 t salt -blueberries (up to a pint)

Put the ricotta, milk, egg yolks, sugar, lemon zest and juice in a large bowl and whisk until smooth.
Combine the flour, baking powder and 1/8 t salt and then sift it over the ricotta mixture. Use a wooden spoon and mix until just combined.
In a separate bowl combine the egg whites and the remaining salt. Beatuntil soft peaks form. Using a rubber spatula take 1/3 of egg mixture and combine with above mixture then gently fold in rest of eggs. Heat your griddle and use either some butter or spray.
 Place 1/3 cup of batter on griddle then place some blueberries on top of batter… cook until bubbles form around edges then flip. Serve with your favorite syrup!



  1. What a beautiful stack of pancakes! Perfect way to start the day. Yummy.

  2. Awesome post! Love your blog! These look delicious!

    I would love for you to link up to my TGIF Link Party!


  3. thats a drop dead gorgeous shot!

  4. I would love to start the morning with these pancakes!

  5. Girl, looking at these is making me hungry. They look so yummy!

    Heidi’s Wanderings

  6. Wow! These look awesome. I have never made pancakes with ricotta before, I bet they would be really like and fluffy! I love the blueberry and lemon combination too, pinning this! Great recipe Deb!

    Krista @ joyfulhealthyeats

  7. I've heard of pancakes being made with ricotta but I haven't tried it yet. These look oh so yummy!
    Thank you for sharing on Foodie Friday

  8. Oh yum, thanks for linking up! My own {100% Italian} Hubs would LOVE these. Featuring these on my blog today. Please add a link to my "Best of The Weekend" party in your list. Thanks Deb!!
    xo, Claire

  9. Wish I had these now! I shared on my FB page. ~ Paula

  10. Congrats your recipe is being featured on foodie friday today. I will be pinning and tweeting it too. Thank you so much for being part of our party.

  11. Would love for you to share this at my link up where we pin all that join

  12. Great Cakes for Mothers Day Brunch. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a very special Mothers Day Weekend and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  13. Thanks so much for the recipe! Visiting from Lady Behind the Curtain.

  14. Love these pancakes, I love adding ricotta to muffins and pancakes. Thanks for sharing at Saturday Dishes. pinned, fb and twittered :)

  15. Thanks for coming tomSaturday Dishes.

    Linda @Tumbleweed Contessa

  16. Looks absolutely delicious, I will be trying these soon!

  17. I would love it if you linked this up with Show Your Stuff:

  18. These sounds fantastic! I love blueberry pancakes but not tried them with lemon! Stopping by from Saturday Dishes. We, Coffee With Us 3, are the ones taking over in January. Thank you for linking up and we hope you continue to do so.

  19. these look nad sound absolutely delicious!!


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