See also: http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-food-instructables/
Step 1: Ingredients.
1 cup water.
2 cups sugar (we use brown sugar)
Optional: Vanilla and maple extract.
Optional some people add a bit of buttermilk.
Sometimes we substitute apple sauce or ground fruit and berries for the syrup.
1 cup buttermilk (substitution: one cup milk with 1 tablespoon juice or vinegar made the night before and refrigerated)
1/3 to 1/2 cup cooking oil or melted butter.
1 room temperature egg.
1 teaspoon salt.
1 cup all-purpose flour (up to 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour can be substituted).
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon or less of baking soda.