A vegan version. And a mention of forks.
from the September 27, 1961 edition of The Milwaukee Journal.
From a box sold in Chicago, Illinois.
Waffles — or Pancakes
1 cup Oatmeal (Quaker Old Fashioned not 5-minute or 1-minute)
1 cup soy milk (A little more, maybe a 1/4 cup)
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. oil
Put in blender–wAtch so that not too fine. Or pour milk on oatmeal and let stand for 5 mins. Then beat a couple of minutes with beater or fork with slanted tines.