Ricotta Pancakes with Caramelized Apples and Prosciutto


Thursday, December 6th 2007, 10:52 am
By: News On 6


Ingredients:

Pancakes:

1 C. Ricotta cheese 2 ea..Eggs (separated) 4 oz. Buttermilk
1 tsp. Lemon juice
1/2 tsp. Lemon zest
1/2 C. Flour
1 1/2 T. Sugar
1/2 tsp. Baking powder

Prosciutto:

6 ea. Thin sliced Prosciutto

Pinch of Salt
Oil for cooking

Caramelized Apples:

2 ea. Granny Smith apple
2 oz. Butter
1 oz. Sugar
2 oz. Maple syrup

Directions:

Pancakes:

1. Combine ricotta, egg yolks, buttermilk, lemon juice and lemon zest.
2. Sift dry ingredients into ricotta mixture.
3. In separate bowl, whip egg whites until stiff peaks, fold into batter.
4. Cook on griddle until golden on both sides, about 5 minutes.

Caramelized Apples:

1. Core apples, slice
2. Toss with sugar, butter and maple syrup.
3. Roast in oven about 30 or until tender and caramelized.

Prosciutto:

1. Place sliced Prosciutto, seasoned with S & P on flat pan.
2. Roast until Prosciutto is crispy, about 15 minutes.

Source:
Dale Jager, Corporate Executive Chef, Cherokee Casino