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lemon ricotta protein pancakes

Scrumptious Lemon Ricotta Protein Pancake Recipe

These lemon ricotta protein pancakes are delicious! Make a stack on the weekend, pop them in the toaster all week long for breakfast.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, high protein recipes, pancakes, protein pancake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 pancakes


  • 1 1/4 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese (smooth or regular)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 heaping tablespoon lemon zest
  • butter or other fat for frying


  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a large bowl

  2. Heat butter in a frying pan until melted and bubbly

  3. Fry pancakes on medium-high heat, until browned on each side

  4. Serve with berries, syrup, or any topping you'd like