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Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Mascarpone and Blueberries

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One of my favorite ways to treat my family is to make waffles on the weekend. But ordinary waffles are boring so I’m always looking for fun new recipes to try. These Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Mascarpone and Blueberries were a major win!

If you like unique waffle recipes, you should also try  Southern chicken and waffles or these Cake Mix Waffles.

a collage of waffles topped with mascarpone and blueberries on a white plate with title text reading Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Mascarpone and BlueberriesPhoto credit: Farrell A. Leo

About These Lemon Ricotta Waffles

The recipe comes from The Hotel Saugatuck in Saugatuck, Michigan. The Hotel Saugatuck is a luxury bed and breakfast with stunning views of Lake Kalamazoo.

And clearly, they take the breakfast side of their business seriously because this recipe is a flavor-infused morning delight! The tartness of the lemon is balanced perfectly by the mascarpone and blueberries, which make the dish as pretty as it is tasty.

Trust me, you’re going to love these Lemon Ricotta Waffles!

waffle topped with mascarpone and blueberries on a white plate next to a fork and knife with lemons and blueberries in the backgroundPhoto credit: Farrell A. Leo

Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Mascarpone and Blueberries Recipe

📋 Recipe

Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Mascarpone and Blueberries

Corinne Schmitt
You will fall in love with these lemon ricotta waffles!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 733 kcal


  • 1 1/2 c flour
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 c buttermilk
  • 1/2 c whole milk
  • 2 T melted butter
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 8 oz. mascarpone
  • 1 T lemon curd
  • 1 Pt Blueberries for garnish


For Batter:

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • In separate large bowl, whisk eggs, ricotta cheese, buttermilk, whole milk and butter and lemon juice together.
  • Mix in lemon zest to the wet mixture
  • Pour wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir until smooth.
  • Cook according to waffle iron instructions.

For mascarpone mixture:

  • In a small bowl, blend lemon curd into mascarpone.
  • Place cooked waffle on plate and top with mascarpone and blueberries.


Calories: 733kcalCarbohydrates: 75gProtein: 18gFat: 41gSaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 176mgSodium: 651mgPotassium: 588mgFiber: 4gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 1390IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 368mgIron: 3mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

You can sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving if you like. Also, blueberry syrup works really well with these lemon ricotta waffles, but you can always use regular maple syrup too. I make my own “blueberry syrup” by microwaving frozen blueberries for 45 seconds.

For a complete breakfast, serve with bacon strips or sausage links and a glass of orange juice or milk.

For family members with a big appetite, a side of yogurt with added berries should round out the meal nicely. Or, instead of juice or milk, serve up Blueberry Spinach Smoothies instead.

More Breakfast Recipes

Lemon Raspberry Loaf is a delicious way to start your day! This quick and easy recipe is perfect for a busy morning.

Blueberries are popular in my house so this Make Ahead Blueberry French Toast Casserole is another popular weekend morning meal.

blueberry french toast casserole on a white plate next to a blue cloth and a glass dish of more casserole with a spoon in it, all on a brown table

And if you’re willing to do a little work, these Cinnamon Donut Holes with Cream Cheese Filling always get rave reviews from the kids.

cinnamon donut holes with cream cheese filling and cinnamon toast crunch cereal on a white table

Want even more breakfast inspiration? See ALL of my breakfast recipes.

2 thoughts on “Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Mascarpone and Blueberries”

    • Yes, you can make the batter the night before, just make sure you keep it in the refrigerator. You’ll probably want to stir it in the morning before you put it in the waffle maker, in case the ingredients have separated.


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