Keto Ricotta Pancakes

If you’re following a ketogenic diet, you may find that traditional breakfast foods like pancakes are off-limits due to their high carb content. However, with this keto-friendly ricotta pancake recipe, you can enjoy a delicious breakfast while still sticking to your diet. These pancakes are fluffy and flavorful, and the addition of ricotta cheese gives them a unique texture that’s sure to satisfy.

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Keto Ricotta Pancakes Recipe:


  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp granulated low-carb sweetener (such as erythritol or monk fruit)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Coconut oil, for frying


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the ricotta cheese, eggs, almond milk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat and melt a tablespoon of coconut oil.
  5. Using a 1/4 cup measure, pour batter onto the pan and cook until the edges start to set and the top begins to bubble.
  6. Flip the pancake and cook until golden brown.
  7. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more coconut oil to the pan as needed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 226
  • Total Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 121mg
  • Sodium: 270mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Total Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 10g

Q: Can I use regular flour instead of almond and coconut flour? A: No, regular flour is high in carbs and not suitable for a keto diet. Almond and coconut flour are low-carb alternatives that provide a similar texture.

Q: Can I use a different type of cheese instead of ricotta? A: Yes, you can use cream cheese or cottage cheese instead of ricotta.

Q: Can I make these pancakes ahead of time and reheat them later? A: Yes, you can store the pancakes in the fridge or freezer and reheat them in the microwave or on the stovetop.

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