Ricotta Pancakes With Banana-pecan Syrup Recipe

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Ricotta Pancakes With Banana-pecan Syrup
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  1. Make banana-pecan syrup; set aside but keep warm.
  2. Preheat a griddle or skillet over medium heat to hot; warm a serving platter to 200°F
  3. Sift the dry ingredients together onto wax paper or a plate; set aside.
  4. Beat the egg whites in a medium bowl with an electric mixer or whisk until stiff but not dry; set aside.
  5. Beat the egg yolks, milk and ricotta together until well-blended and smooth.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and mix gently with a large spoon.
  7. Stir a spoonful of the egg whites into the batter to lighten it, then fold in the remaining whites with a rubber spatula.
  8. Grease the griddle or skillet with butter or oil.
  9. Pour 1/4 to 1/3 cup batter per pancake onto the griddle and cook for about 2 minutes, or until bubbles form on the surface, then flip the pancakes over.
  10. Cook on the other side 2 more minutes, or until golden brown.
  11. Transfer to warm platter until ready to serve. Serve on heated plates topped with banana-pecan syrup.
  12. Banana-pecan syrup: Melt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 cup chopped pecans and sauté for 1 minute, or until fragrant. Add 2 small bananas, thinly sliced (3/4 cup) and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes. Add 1 cup cane or maple syrup; cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until syrup is hot and slightly thickened. Remove from heat and keep warm till ready to serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 242.96 Kcal (1017 kJ)
Calories from fat 40.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.54g 7%
Cholesterol 73.27mg 24%
Sodium 374.87mg 16%
Potassium 383.23mg 8%
Total Carbs 38.6g 13%
Sugars 5.39g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1.28g 5%
Protein 10.86g 22%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 226.7mg 23%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 149.25 Kcal (625 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.79g 7%
Cholesterol 45.01mg 24%
Sodium 230.29mg 16%
Potassium 235.42mg 8%
Total Carbs 23.71g 13%
Sugars 3.31g 22%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 5%
Protein 6.67g 22%
Iron 1.6mg 14%
Calcium 139.2mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

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