- 3/4 cup unbleached flour
- 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1 tbsp. white sugar
- 2 large eggs, separated
- 2/3 cup milk
- Grated peel of one lemon
- Juice of one lemon
- Butter for griddle
- Separate eggs. Whip the egg whites until soft peaks.
- In large bowl, combine all the ingredients and blend with whisk, do not over mix. Then fold in egg whites until just mixed.
- Heat griddle. Lightly grease with butter. Pour batter onto griddle cook until batter bubbles or until pancake is golden brown.
- Serve warm with butter and maple syrup.
We were watching Diner, Drive-ins and Dives and they made a Lemon-Ricotta pancake. It looked so good we searched and found this recipe which is very close to that recipe. It is the most tender and soft pancake we have ever had. It should be added to your collection of pancake recipes.