Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Vanilla Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

Good morning! Did you enjoy your weekend? Mine weekend was great; the weather was spring-like and I spent everyday taking long walks with my dogs and solitary walks on the beach. A relaxing, rejuvenating and perfect weekend.  





I have been trying lately to eat better during the week and then on the weekend I let myself have a little treat. This weekend I made a small batch of these scrumptious Vanilla Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce.






Ricotta Pancakes
Recipe from Martha Stewart

112/ cups pat skim milk ricotta
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup all purpose flour
3 tablespoons canola oil, or cooking spray for pan

In a medium bowl whisk together the ricotta cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk in flour until just combined.

Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat or spray skillet with cooking spray. Working in batches add batter to pan,  a 1/4 of a cup at a time for each pancake. Cook until browned, about 4-5 minutes each side, then flip and brown on the other side. 





Blueberry Sauce

11/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
11/2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries
2 tablespoons sugar

Combine the lemon juice and the cornstarch in a small bowl and set aside. 
In a medium saucepan, combine the blueberries and 2 tablespoons of water. Then stir in the lemon juice/cornstarch mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer stirring in until the sauce has thickened. This should take about 5 minutes. 






What did you do that was relaxing, fun, rejuvenating, or interesting this weekend? I hope hat whatever you did I that is was great! 

Have a fabulous week!



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10 comments:

  1. Hello dear Elizabeth. This looks so darn good. If we were neighbors I would do a "pop overs" all the time. Enjoy your week.

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  2. once again i'm hungry after looking at your posts :)

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  3. Your weekend sounds wonderful. The pancakes look great, but the blueberry sauce....yum! Have a wonderful week.

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  4. Good evening my dear! I woke up late today making my blog hop this morning difficult! LOOK AT THOSE SLAPJACKS! Nice photos too! Enjoy the rest of your week. XOXOX

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  5. Thanks, will make these next Sunday. My Daughter loves ricotta, pancakes and Blueberries. It's a winner. yvonne

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  6. Hi Elizabeth, the pancakes look delicious (and perfectly stacked too-lol)

    My pleasure to pop over and browse around.

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  7. Oh my...we love pancakes and blueberries and these look delicious! I've pinned!
    Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  8. I have some ricotta in my fridge right this moment. I'm going to try these!

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