Orange Ricotta Pancakes
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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 zest
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Maple syrup and confectioners' sugar, optional
- In a bowl, whisk the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk egg, cheese, milk, orange zest, orange juice, melted butter and vanilla until blended. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3 pancakes (calculated without syrup and confectioners' sugar): 449 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 106mg cholesterol, 654mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.
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Jan 7, 2019
One of my favorite pancakes recipes. Love the orange flavor and the texture of the pancake.
Dec 26, 2018
I made these for Christmas brunch alongside some scrambled eggs. The whole family loved them. I will say, due to the ricotta, these are dense and filling pancakes but great for Christmas morning!
Mar 18, 2018
The ricotta gives these a great texture, love the orange flavor. They freeze and reheat well. They'd also be amazing with blueberries added. Definitely will be making these again!
Feb 24, 2018
I would like to try making these without the 3 T sugar. They are sweet even before topping with Maple syrup. But then again; they are good on their own without the maple-
Feb 16, 2017
A unique spin on breakfast! (Good vegetarian option, too.) My boyfriend made this recipe for my birthday and it was perfect.
May 22, 2016
These were delicious! I made them with one tiny change; I used skim milk because that's what I always buy. They still turned out rich and tasty.
Apr 21, 2016
these were nice, next time i am cutting back on the butter..i found them a bit too greasy
Mar 23, 2016
Sooo moist and good!
Jan 2, 2016
These were delicious and the whole family loved them. The ricotta adds a great texture.
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.