Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Salty Lox

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Salty Lox

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Total Time: 
20 Minutes
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Create tasty fluffy pancakes with the perfect blend of salty and sweet flavors.


3⁄4 cups
all purpose flour
1 tablespoon
baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon
Ground Nutmeg
1⁄4 teaspoon
1 tablespoon
1 cup
fresh ricotta
eggs (at Room Temperature)
2⁄3 cups
whole milk
1 drop
zest and juice of lemon
butter for griddle
8 slices
sliced lox
1⁄2 cup
1⁄2 dash
zest of lemon


Preheat a nonstick griddle or large skillet. Combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg, salt, and sugar in a small bowl. Whisk together the cheese, eggs, milk, lemon juice and zest in a large bowl. Whisk the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until just combined. Brush the hot griddle with butter. For each pancake, pour approximately 1/4 cup measure of the batter on the griddle and cook, 3-4 minutes per side, until light golden brown. While the pancakes are cooking whip remaining ricotta with lemon zest. To serve, stack pancakes on a plate. Top with 2 -3 slices lox and a dollop of whipped ricotta cheese. Serve immediately.