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Ricotta Pancakes

Course Aperitivo, Desayuno, Postre, Tentempié
Cuisine Americana, Española
Keyword Hotcakes, Pancakes, Ricota, Ricotta, Tortitas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Cost 6$


  • Nonstick pan


  • 1+1/3 cup All purpose flour
  • 1+1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 4 unit Eggs Separate egg whites and yolks
  • 1+1/3 cup Full fat milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon Vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese


  • We will start mixing the milk and the lemon juice and letting it rest for 10 minutes to form our homemade buttermilk. If you can find buttermilk you can add 1+1/2 cup buttermilk instead.
  • We will separate now the  4 egg whites and the yolks. 
  • In a bowl mix the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and salt with the milk previously mixed with lemon juice (or buttermilk).
  • Now we add to the mixture the egg yolks and stir all the ingredients again. 
  • Using a fork or mixer we will soft the ricotta cheese and later mix it with the rest of the ingredients we have on the bowl. 
  • Using another bowl we will beat the egg whites until they form peaks, we can use a mixer or kitchen robot.
  • With the help of a spatula we will stir with involving movements all the ingredients with the whites. 
  • Grease a nonstick pan and prepare your pancakes.
  • You must cook your pancakes 1-2 minutes and flip them. It is important to be careful flipping the pancakes not to break them.
  • Serve the ricotta pancakes with your sweet or salty favorite ingredients and enjoy!