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Ricotta Pancakes
3 votes


Yummy soft very light pancakes with hardly any flour. Great as a special breakfast pancake or as a dessert. Great with raspberry, cherry or plum preserve.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 250 grams of ricotta
  • 3 large or 4 small eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons of honey
  • grated peel of lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter or ghee
  • 50 grams of fine white spelt flour
How to make it:
  1. Beat eggs and add the rest.
  2. Bake on a medium hot pan like you do normal pancakes.
  3. Don't turn before they are set at the bottom, they are a bit loose/soft.
  4. Makes 10-12 small pancakes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Ricotta Cheese  N N B B B B A A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter1 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 25, 2007 at 06:08 PM By: Lola