Cardamom Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Indulge yourself with something both sweet and healthful. These delicate, tasty pancakes make a great special-occasion breakfast or brunch dish.
1 cup cottage cheese
3 eggs, separated
1/2 cup flour
8 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon cardamom seed
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg powder
3 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
Heat lightly oiled griddle or skillet.
Mix together cottage cheese, egg yolks, flour, honey, cardamom, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.
In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites and the cream of tartar until stiff (but not dry). Gently fold the egg whites into the cheese mixture.
Drop batter onto griddle or skillet and cook until lightly browned on both sides. (Turn just once, so they stay light and fluffy.)
Serve with plain yogurt
, sour cream, maple syrup
or cinnamon applesauce.
As prepared, each serving contains 220 calories, 3.5g total fat, 125mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 39g total carbohydrate and 11g protein.