Recipe: Buckwheat Cakes without Yeast

Two cups of buckwheat flour, one of wheat flour, a little salt, three teaspoonfuls baking powder; mix thoroughly and add about equal parts of milk and water until the batter is of the right consistency then stir until free from lumps. If they do not brown well, add a little molasses.

The Whitehouse Cookbook, by Mrs. F.L. Gillette (Year 1887)