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} powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg powder
3  egg whites
1/8 teaspoon {cream of tartar} powder
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.)

Ease of Preparation: Moderate

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Servings: approx 5

From: Spice Savvy

Chef Suggestions
Serve with plain yogurt, sour cream, maple syrup or cinnamon applesauce.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 220 calories, 3.5g total fat, 125mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 39g total carbohydrate and 11g protein.