Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sundays are for Pancakes.

Jim and I enjoyed a gloriously lazy Sunday morning and I made our favorite Lemon and cottage cheese Pancakes.


The Fairmont Mission Inn at Sonoma has fabulous Meyer Lemon-cottage cheese pancakes on their breakfast menu. I had them while visiting a few years ago. They were divine and I knew I had to recreate them. This is my version. I have made them with both Meyer lemons and regular ol' lemons and I'd definitely use Meyer lemons if you can.  I find them at Whole Foods. However, regular lemons will work too. The pancakes just won't be as sweet. 


Here is what you'll need


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Start by separating the egg yolks and egg whites into two separate bowls. I've gotten pretty good at this!
This is the most tedious part of the recipe.


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Mix the sugar, salt, lemon zest, cottage cheese and flour into the  bowl of egg yolks.  Set aside.


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Using a hand mixer, whisk the egg whites until they form medium-stiff peaks. 


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Fold the egg whites into the yolk/sugar/ flour/ cottage cheese mixture. 


Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Pour your desired pancake size into pan. Flip after a minute or so. This recipe makes about 8 medium sized pancakes


These are best topped with powdered sugar but we ran out when I made these. So.. we topped with strawberries and a small amount of maple syrup. You can also top with creme fraiche which is also divine!


ENJOY!! 
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