Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes With Orange-Maple Syrup

Total Time
55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

Need a special breakfast? This will do you. Bit of effort involved, but isn't that what makes it special?

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. SYRUP:.
  2. Remove peel from 1 orange with vegetable peeler and reserve.
  3. Cut off peel and white pith from remaining oranges.
  4. Cut orange sections from membranes and place in small bowl.
  5. Squeeze all juice from membranes and add water or additional orange juice if needed to equal 1/2 cup.
  6. Pour juice into saucepan.
  7. Add reserved orange peel, sugar and cinnamon stick and simmer, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  8. Reduce heat to med-low and simmer 10 minutes, swirling pan occasionally until mixture becomes syrupy.
  9. Pour through sieve over reserved orange sections.
  10. Stir in maple syrup and let stand while making pancakes.
  11. PANCAKES.
  12. Preheat oven to 225 degrees.
  13. In food processor, process ricotta, egg yolks, sugar, lemon zest and vanilla until smooth.
  14. Add milk and dry ingredients and process until blended.
  15. Pour batter into bowl.
  16. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  17. Gently fold egg whites into batter.
  18. Lightly oil griddle and heat over medium.
  19. Drop batter by 1/4 cup cupfuls and cook 2 minutes, or until lightly browned, per side .
  20. Keep warm in oven while cooking remaining batches.
  21. Serve with syrup.

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