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If you love more of a sweet, dark, and thick BBQ Sauce, my Homemade Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe is for you. It's thick, rich, consistency is perfect for delicious BBQ chicken and pork recipes made on your grill or even in your oven on rainy days this summer.
Homemade Sweet BBQ Sauce
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
If you love more of a sweet, dark, and thick BBQ Sauce, my Homemade Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe is for you. It’s thick, rich, consistency is perfect for delicious BBQ chicken and pork recipes made on your grill or even in your oven on rainy days this summer.
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ Sauce, Sweet BBQ Sauce
Servings: 10 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 1/4 cups Organic ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Natural honey
  • 1/3 cup Dark black-strap molasses
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup A-1 steak sauce
  • 4 Lemons juice of
  • 2 teaspoons Hot sauce
  • 1 cup Light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 medium Onion diced
  • 5 cloves Minced garlic
Instructions
  1.  In a glass bowl, combine the chili powder, Hungarian paprika, fresh ground black pepper, kosher salt, and the zest of 1 orange.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the ketchup, spicy brown mustard, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, freshly squeezed lemon juice, A-1 steak sauce, blackstrap molasses, natural honey, hot sauce, and lightly packed brown sugar.
  3. Over medium heat, warm the authentic olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the minced onions and sauté them until translucent, about 5-6 minutes. Press the garlic cloves, add it to the onion and cook for another minute.
  4. Add spices from the small bowl to pan, then add all the wet ingredients
  5. Simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes uncovered.
  6. Place in refrigerator overnight to let flavors come through.