Ricotta Pancakes with Spiced Pears

Ricotta Pancakes with Spiced Pears
Ricotta Pancakes with Spiced Pears

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • Pear Topping:

  • 2

    Tablespoons butter

  • 3

    large Bosc pears, peeled,

  • cored and cut into 1"dice

  • 2

    Tablespoons sugar

  • 1/2

    teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4

    cup orange juice

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • Pancakes:

  • 4

    lg. eggs, separated

  • 1

    cup low-fat ricotta cheese

  • 2

    Tablespoons sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon orange zest

  • 1/2

    cup all-purpose flour

  • pinch salt

  • 4

    tablespoons butter, for cooking

Directions

To make pear topping: melt the butter in a lg. saute pan over med-high heat. Add the pears and saute for about 5 min. or until pears are softened. Add the sugar and continue cooking until the sauce is slightly caramelized, about 3 min. Add the cinnamon, orange juice and vanilla, and cook for another min. Cover and keep warm. Pancakes: Combine the egg yolks, ricotta, sugar, orange zest and flour in a med. size bowl. Whisk until well-combined, In a lg. bowl combine egg whites and pinch of salt. Beat on med. speed until egg whites are stiff but not dry. Gently fold a third of egg whites into the ricotta mixture. Fold in remaining whites, making sure that no white streaks are left in the batter. To cook the pancakes, heat a lg. griddle or a nonstick skillet over med. heat. Add 2 Tablespoons butter, when melted, pour about 1/4 c. batter into skillet. Cook 2-3 min. on each side, until lightly browned. Add more butter as necessary. Serve pancakes immediately with pear topping. Can also use apples or strawberries in place of pears. 1/2 recipe makes enough for 2. 3 pancakes each. Enjoy: Delicious

Keyingredient.com uses 'cookies' to give you the best, most relevant experience. Using this website means you're ok with this. Learn more here.

Please describe your issue: