Once I realized how easy it was to make syrup, I never bought it from a store again. Really, it is so easy to just whip up while you are waiting for your pancakes to cook, and you are left with many more servings of it afterwards. So be sure to have a syrup bottle, to store extra syrup. It's a simple 2:1 ratio of sugar and water, so make as much or as little as you'd like. I have a feeling that you will be wanting to replace your usual syrup with this one from here on out.
It doesn't quite feel like a complete family to me without a go-to pancake family recipe that everyone looks forward to on special Saturday mornings. I like to imagine that one day, my babies will be coming back home to visit us as adults and they will still be requesting pancakes for breakfast. These are perfect pancakes...seriously.