Ricotta Pancake Recipe


Made with fresh homemade ricotta, these rich and delicious pancakes are a hit at my family’s breakfast table. Yields about 12 pancakes.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine ricotta, milk, egg yolks, and vanilla. Mix into dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into pancake batter.
  4. Cook in batches on a hot, greased griddle. Enjoy warm with butter and syrup.

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Maggie Bullington lives in rural Alabama with her family of homesteaders. She gardens, assists with several home businesses, and tries new recipes with farm-fresh ingredients. Follow Maggie at TinyRanch.

Published on Jul 30, 2019

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