Measure granulated sugar into a large heavy-bottom saucepan. Pour in ¼ cup water. Do not stir. Measure out in a separate bowl remaining cup water and stir in brown sugar until dissolved. Set aside near the stove unit you will be using.
Recipe from: Bentz-Crowley, Marilyn. "Whole Wheat Banana Waffles with Brown Sugar Syrup." Food & Drink. Spring 2008.