Ricotta Hotcakes

December 13 2022 – That's Amore Cheese

Ricotta Hotcakes

Ricotta Hotcakes

Dietary Vegetarian
Chef Julia Busuttil Nishimura
Course Breakfast
Servings 4 people



  • 350g That's Amore Ricotta Delicata
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 200ml milk
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • Pinch salt
  • Light extra-virgin olive oil, for cooking
  • Unsalted butter, for cooking
  • Salted butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Nectarines, sliced
  • Blueberries



In a large bowl, whisk together ricotta, egg yolks, milk, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla until combined.

In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites with pinch of salt to stiff peaks. Set aside.

Fold flour through ricotta mixture very gently, until just combined. Some lumps are fine. You really don't want to overmix it here.

Gently fold in egg whites in four batches, being careful not to overmix.

Heat a little olive oil and butter in a frying pan over a low-medium heat. Working in batches, add 1/2 cup of batter to the pan and cook for around 2 mins on each side, until golden and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.

Serve hotcakes with salted butter, maple syrup, sliced nectarines and blueberries.

Tagged: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Julia Busuttil Nishimura, Vegetarian