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The Chef: Roel Alcudia
The Restaurant: Swan, Miami
The Dish: Lemon Ricotta Pancakes


2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tbsp sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
2 cups buttermilk
1 cup milk
3/4 cup ricotta
3 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp lemon zest (for garnish: use more if you prefer for flavor)
1/3 cup butter, melted

Method of Preparation:

  • In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Make a well in the middle of mix, then add wet ingredients: eggs, buttermilk, milk, vanilla extract, melted butter.
  • Mix together, then add ricotta.
  • Cover mix and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Preheat griddle or pan to moderately-high heat, using butter or non-stick spray.
  • Ladle mix onto griddle on pan (as big or small as you prefer).
  • When you see bubbles appear around outer edge, flip and allow to cook on opposite side until golden brown.​

To Plate:

  • Garnish with lemon zest, and top with powdered sugar, honey, blueberry compote and whipped butter.
  • Serve with syrup on side if preferred.

Swan Miami
Located in Miami Design District
90 NE 39th St.
Miami, FL 33137

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