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These Healthy Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes are so fluffy and cakey and sweet and delicious, it's hard to believe that with every bite you take, you're indulging in sugar free, high protein, gluten free, and guilt free goodness! Healthy Dessert Recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)
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Healthy Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes

Servings: 8 pancakes
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
These Healthy Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes are SO fluffy and cakey and sweet and delicious, it's hard to believe that with every bite you take, you're indulging in sugar free, high protein, gluten free, and guilt free goodness!

Ingredients

  • 68g (½ cup) Sweet White Sorghum Flour
  • 45g (6 tbs) Oat Flour
  • 4 packets Natural Sweetener (stevia, Truvia, etc.)
  • 1 tsp Double Acting Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • pinch of Salt
  • 165g (¾ cup) Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • ½ cup Low Fat Buttermilk
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 large Egg White
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  • Spray a nonstick griddle with cooking spray and place over medium heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the sorghum flour, oat flour, sweetener, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the ricotta, buttermilk, egg, egg white, lemon zest, and vanilla extract.  Dump the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and whisk together until completely combined.
  • Scoop the batter onto the griddle and cook until bubbles appear on the surface of the pancake and the edges appear dry.  Flip and cook the other side. Continue this until all the batter is used up.  Serve immediately with natural whipped cream, ricotta, yogurt, some pure maple syrup, and/or a side of fruit!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (2 pancakes)
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 59
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.5g10%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 350mg15%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 250mg25%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American