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Ricotta Cheese Pancakes with Berry Sauce

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

45 Minutes


4 Servings



About the Recipe

Embrace the joy of low-carb living without missing out on your breakfast favorites! With our Ricotta Cheese Pancakes, we're redefining what it means to enjoy a guilt-free, low-carb breakfast. Fluffy, rich in protein, and delightfully paired with a homemade berry sauce, these pancakes are a testament to the fact that healthy eating can be both nutritious and delicious. Let's transform your morning routine with a dish that's as satisfying as it is healthy.


Ingredients for Pancakes

  • 5 Eggs

  • 1 cup of low-fat Ricotta Cheese

  • 1/2 tsp. good vanilla extract

  • 1/3 cup of spelt flour

  • 1/8 tsp. xanthan gum

  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

  • 1/8 tsp. salt

  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg or cinnamon (optional)

  • 1/2 -1 tsp. stevia or monk fruit sweetener (optional)

  • 1 tsp. olive oil (for the pan)

Ingredients for Berry Sauce

  • 1 cup of berries, any kind

  • 1/2 cup of water

  • Dash of Cinnamon

  • 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract

  • squeeze of 1/4 of a lemon or 1/2 tsp. lemon juice.


Directions for Pancakes

  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor.

  2. Blend the batter until thoroughly combined.

  3. Allow batter to sit for 5-10 minutes

  4. Set a nonstick skillet to medium to high heat, add olive oil.

  5. Once hot add batter.  (Use a Tbs. to measure will make silver dollar pancakes)

  6. Once edges start to dull, flip the pancake for about 1-2 minutes more, until done. 

  7. (if the batter does not sit, pancakes will not rise like traditional pancakes, they will be crepe like)

Directions for Berry Sauce

  • Bring berries and water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat.

  • As the berry mixture comes to a simmer and the berries soften mash with the back of a fork.

  • Add cinnamon, vanilla extract and lemon.

  • Continue to simmer for a few additional minutes until mixture reduces.

  • Serve warm over pancakes

Nutritional Information for Pancakes: Nutritional Information for Berry Sauce

Calories: 212 Calories: 22

Fat: 11.4g Fat: .1g

Carbs: 14.3g Carbs: 4.9g

Fiber: 2.5 g Fiber: 1.9g

Protein: 12.8g Protein: .3g


* To make without a food processor, combine all the wet ingredients in one bowl. Combine the dry in another and mix well by hand. Add the wet to the dry and mix.

* Spelt is a whole grain wheat flour. To make this meal even lower carb, swap for almond flour or your favorite low-carb flour like buckwheat.

*Xanthan Gum can be purchased at most supermarkets and on amazon. You can also substitute the Xanthan Gum for 2 tsp. of coconut flour.

*Substitute maple extract for the vanilla for maple-flavored pancakes.

* Some topping ideas are fresh berries, shredded coconut, or chopped nuts.

*For a smoother sauce, once cooled, puree in a blender.

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