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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Pancakes fill a special, special place in my heart. It’s soft, pillowy, much like the pillows I sleep on at night. Except better. Plus these ones carry extra flavors of lemon, ricotta, and blueberries. I’ve cooked traditional pancakes before, but ricotta pancakes make for an even softer, more moist and delicate texture. As for the blueberry compote, I had extra so I saved it to spread over toast the next morning. The trick to getting those web marks on pancake tops? Lots, and lots of butter. Oh, and best to eat these cake-style. Servings: 6 pancakes INGREDIENTS Pancakes 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 egg yolks ¾ cup milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 cup flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder Blueberry Compote 2 cups blueberries ½ cup sugar ½ cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice  PREPARATION 1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together ricotta cheese, egg yolk, milk, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Whisk until smooth, then add flour and baking powder. Mix this until fully combined. 2. In a separate …