Ricotta and Coconut Hotcakes with Espresso Syrup

I think one of my best-loved breakfast recipes is pancakes, or hotcakes. You can experiment with all sorts of flavour combinations, but these are my current favourite as they’re lovely and light to eat, but still seem to keep me satisfied for hours.

• Makes 10 to 12 hotcakes • 30 minutes

for the syrup
300ml espresso coffee
150g caster sugar

for the hotcakes
125g ricotta cheese
150ml coconut milk
2 eggs, separated
150g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
50g desiccated coconut
2 tablespoons caster sugar
sea salt
vegetable oil
sliced banana, pineapple,
mango or other fresh
fruit of your choice
(if you fancy it), to serve Read more

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