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Orange Ricotta Pancakes Recipe
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Orange Ricotta Pancakes Recipe

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These popular pancakes are likely to spark a craving. For a different twist, switch the citrus ingredient to lime or lemon juice.—Brehan Kohl, Anchorage, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Maple syrup and confectioners' sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

3 pancakes (calculated without syrup and confectioners' sugar) equals 449 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 654 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk egg, cheese, milk, orange peel, orange juice, melted butter and vanilla until blended. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.
  2. Lightly grease a griddle; heat over medium heat. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto griddle. Cook until bubbles on top begin to pop and bottoms are golden brown. Turn; cook until second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup and confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12 pancakes.
Originally published as Orange Ricotta Pancakes in Country Woman April/May 2012

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2016

"these were nice, next time i am cutting back on the butter..i found them a bit too greasy"

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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2016

"Sooo moist and good!"

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2016

"These were delicious and the whole family loved them. The ricotta adds a great texture."

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Reviewed Oct. 27, 2015

"These were wonderful, especially since they could be eaten without syrup which i do not eat. good with carmelized ham or bacon. Worth a second try."

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Reviewed Apr. 3, 2015

"Delicious and light. I used lemon peel and juice, and used a third whole wheat flour. Perfect for a special occasion."

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