Lemon Ricotta Pancakes for Two topped with blueberries and syrup.
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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes for Two

Is there such a thing as a healthier Lemon Ricotta Pancake? Yes there is and this recipe shows you how to make it.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Brunch
Cuisine General
Servings 2 Served
Calories 387 kcal

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


  • 3/4 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 Tsp. Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Lakanto or Swerve sugar substitute
  • 1 Cup Low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2/3 Cup Skim milk
  • 1 Lemon, zested and juiced
  • Cooking spray
  • Land ‘o Lakes Light butter for skillet
  • Lakanto or Swerve Confectioners’ sugar, for garnish
  • Blueberries
  • Sugar Free Maple Syrup


  • Combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg, salt, and sugar in a small bowlWhisk together the cheese, eggs, milk, lemon juice and zest in a large bowl. Whisk the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  • Heat up your skillet. When hot, spray with the cooking spray and add a teaspoon of the light butter and let melt. Pour approximately 1/4 cup of the batter on the skillet for each pancake and cook on both sides until light golden brown. Repeat until no batter remains.
  • Meanwhile, put your sugar free syrup in a microwave. Put syrup in a large measuring cup along with your blueberries. Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds to warm up the syrup.
  • Serve the pancakes with a dusting of the confectioner’s sugar.  Use a handy confectioner’s sugar canister for easy dusting.  On the side, serve the warm syrup and berries. Enjoy.


Calories: 387kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 22gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 1017mgPotassium: 356mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 647IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 892mgIron: 4mg
Keyword breakfast, brunch, healthier choice
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