Coconut Pancakes with Ginger-Lime Syrup
- 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese, for serving
- 1/2 mango, cubed, for serving
- Ginger-Lime Syrup, recipe follows, for serving
- 1/2 cup toasted dried coconut, for garnish
- 1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges, for garnish
- Fresh mint or cilantro, for garnish
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 ounces candied ginger and its syrup
- 1/8 cup honey
For the coconut pancakes: Stir together the flour, coconut powder, unsweetened dried coconut, polenta, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl to combine. Whisk together the buttermilk, butter, eggs and coconut milk in a separate mixing bowl. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry while whisking into a smooth batter.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the pancakes until golden brown on each side, and then transfer to a plate.
Top the pancakes with a scoop of the ricotta and the mango cubes and drizzle with Ginger-Lime Syrup. Garnish with dried coconut, lime and mint.
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2 teaspoons yuzu juice1 1/2 teaspoons yuzu chaZest and juice of 1 lime1/2 lime leaf, finely minced
Combine the maple syrup, candied ginger and syrup, honey, yuzu juice, yuzu cha, lime zest and juice and lime leaf in a blender and blend until smooth.