Orange Ricotta Pancakes
These orange-scented ricotta pancakes are wonderful served with blueberry-orange sauce.
2/3 cup ricotta cheese
2 large egg yolks
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 large egg whites
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Blueberry Orange Sauce (optional)
- In a blender or food processor, beat egg yolks and ricotta cheese until smooth. Add flour, milk, grated orange peel, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Beat until well blended.
- In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold into the batter. Heat oil in a skillet; drop batter by spoonfuls and cook the pancakes until golden brown; repeat as necessary.
- Serve with Blueberry-Orange Sauce, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.