Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, anyone?

I am not a huge fan of ricotta in my lasagna, but I love it in my pancakes because it makes them so darn LIGHT!  These are super simple to whip up and they’ll disappear in no time flat.  Enjoy! xo

Shopping List
1 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 eggs
¼ cup sugar
1 cup milk
½ cup ricotta cheese (I used a whole milk ricotta)
3 tablespoons lemon zest
3 tablespoons lemon juice

Preheat pancake griddle to 350 degrees or stove top griddle over medium-high heat.  Lightly spray with Pam.

In one mixing bowl, whisk your flour and baking powder together.  Set aside.  In a second bowl, beat with an electric mixer, your eggs and sugar for a minute.  Next, beat in your milk and ricotta followed by your zest and lemon juice.  Slowly beat your flour mixture into this mixture and combine (but do not over mix).

Next, spoon pancake batter on to griddle flipping only when bubbles appear on the tops of the pancakes (about 2 minutes per side).
When your pancakes are done, sprinkle on a little powdered sugar or drizzle on some syrup.
Easy as that!
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  • Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog January 30, 2018 at 4:38 am

    Now I can’t wait for Pancake Sunday this weekend! I love anything with lemon! 🙂

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

  • Julianna January 30, 2018 at 5:36 am

    Will the batter be good if you make the night before?

    • Mix and Match Mama January 30, 2018 at 5:38 am

      Yes! I’ve done that. Just cover it with Saran Wrap and you’ll be ready to go the next morning!

  • Erin January 30, 2018 at 7:45 am

    I’ve got some ricotta left from my most recent lasagna recipe! What a great way to use it up!

  • Alisa January 30, 2018 at 8:17 am

    Dying to know if you have hopped on the instant pot bandwagon yet? It’s a GAME CHANGER!!

    • Mix and Match Mama January 30, 2018 at 9:49 am

      I have not. After reading all of the comments, I felt like the instant pot was more for people who want to make dinner at 3:00 PM quickly…where I’m a slow cooker girl and would rather put it in early in the morning.

  • Kerri January 30, 2018 at 8:24 am

    Thanks for the recipe! I had a version of these during a trip to Vancouver; they added blueberries to theirs. Best pancakes I ever had.

  • MelanieL January 30, 2018 at 8:39 am

    Lemon is my favorite! I also love ricotta so these sound delicious!

  • Jessica January 30, 2018 at 12:09 pm

    Ooooh, I’m a lemon fiend! Ricotta sounds like the perfect complement. I’ll have to try these soon!


  • Vanessa H January 30, 2018 at 12:27 pm

    Dying over here…can’t wait to try these out. Sounds DELICIOUS!

  • Lisa February 1, 2018 at 11:47 am

    I cannot thank you enough for this yummy recipe Shay! My 14 year old has been home sick with this yucky flu virus that is going around. This morning I made her these pancakes and topped them with raspberries, blueberries and powdered sugar. They were the greatest breakfast EVER and really rocked her world. Thank you for giving us this joy today.

  • melissa February 11, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    these pancakes were a HUGE hit!! definitely a keeper! i had requests for it the next day 🙂 we had these for a “breakfast” dinner with bacon & eggs…SOOOO good! thanks Shay 😉