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Ricotta Pancakes with Honey Butter

Ricotta Pancakes with Honey Butter

Ricotta Pancakes with Honey Butter - the richest and fluffiest pancakes you will have eat!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 -8

Ingredients

Honey Butter

  • 125 gms – ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 or 2 tbsp honey depending on how sweet you like it
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Ricotta Pancakes

  • 330 gms – 1 1/3 cups fresh ricotta
  • 180 ml – 3/4 cup milk
  • 4 eggs separated
  • 125 gms – 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Butter to cook the pancakes

To Serve

  • Icing sugar

Instructions

Honey Butter

  1. Put all the ingredients into a small food processor and blend until smooth. Spoon into a serving dish and keep aside.

Ricotta Pancakes

  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Add the ricotta mixture and mix until just combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, put the ricotta, milk and egg yolks into a bowl and whisk to break up the ricotta and yolks. Keep aside.
  3. Whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form and fold them into the batter in two batches.
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium-low heat. Smear the surface of the hot pan with a little bit of butter. Spoon 2 tablespoons of mixture per pancake into the hot pan, cooking two at a time.
  5. Cook on the first side for 2 minutes, until golden, then flip and cook on the second side until golden and cooked through.

To Serve

  1. Stack pancakes onto the plates, dust with icing sugar and top with a generous amount of honey butter.