Treat yourself to light and fluffy Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes this weekend!

Did you know that Blueberries are the oldest plant living today?! These berries have been tracked for nearly 13,000 years! Known for their nutrient-dense benefits, blueberries are a true SUPERFOOD!

Facts About Blueberries

Learn more amazing facts about blueberries here.

Blueberries are native to North America and Michigan takes the lead in the highest production of high bush blueberries — nearly 100 million pounds per year!  While most of the crop is located in Southwest Michigan, there are over 20 different varieties grown throughout the state.  Due to the high production rates, U-Pick farms are extremely popular within the state and attract many families between July and October. To find the closest blueberry farm near you, the North America Blueberry Council has compiled a U-Pick Farms directory!

Since July is National Blueberry Month, celebrate by whipping up these fluffy Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes adopted from Driscolls’ delicious recipe!

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Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
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Course Breakfast
Cuisine Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup ricotta part-skim
  • 2 large egg
  • 1/2 cup milk low-fat
  • 2 tsp lemon zest grated
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1-1/2 cups blueberries
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup ricotta part-skim
  • 2 large egg
  • 1/2 cup milk low-fat
  • 2 tsp lemon zest grated
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1-1/2 cups blueberries
Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
Votes: 4
Rating: 4.5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Whisk flour, sugar, salt, & baking powder together. In a separate bowl, whisk ricotta, egg yolks, milk, lemon zest, & vanilla. Stir flour mixture in to egg mixture.
  2. Beat egg whites at high speed until peaks from. Gently fold into mixture.
  3. Grease a skillet over medium heat & pour in 1/4 C batter topped with about 10 blueberries. Flip when edges are dry.
  4. Top with lemon zest, confectioner’s sugar & blueberries to garnish.

If you love blueberries, check out our Blueberry Pinterest board for more recipe ideas.

Do you love blueberries? How do you like to incorporate them into your breakfast? Let us know in the comments below.

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