Sweet Cream Ricotta Pancakes Recipes

  • Author: Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Italian


Light and fluffy sweet cream ricotta pancakes that will literally melt in your mouth!



  • 1 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 3/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 4 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder can use 1 teaspoon if you want a thicker pancake
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Butter for skillet
Optional Add-ins:
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Zest
Berry Maple Syrup:
  • 1/4 cup Butter melted
  • 1 cup Real Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup Blueberries or Raspberries


  • In a large bowl, mix ricotta cheese, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla until combined.
  • Carefully fold in flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt and stir until just combined, avoiding over-mixing.
  • Heat skillet over medium heat. Place a pat of butter onto skillet and wait for it to sizzle.Pour batter in 1/2 cup portions and cook until golden brown on each side.
  • Berry Maple Syrup:
  • In a saucepan over medium-low heat, add butter and let it melt. Add syrup and berries and heat for about 3-4 minutes until it starts to bubble. Remove from heat and serve with pancakes.


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