This one is perfect with the oatmeal pancakes recipe below. It's also heavenly with pumpkin pancakes, and buckwheat pancakes, and Bisquick pancakes, and ice cream, and just with a spoon . . .
3/4 c. butter
3 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. buttermilk
3 tsp. vanilla
Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a large pot. (And I mean large. Don't think you can get away with a little sauce pan. It really does froth up quite a bit!) Remove pot from the burner; add baking soda and vanilla. Mixture will froth up and rise considerably. Stir regularly and let sit until the syrup settles and bubbles are gone. Serve warm.