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Best Homemade BBQ Sauce | The Easiest Recipe!

Okay so I usually blog about pies, pastry and desserts right?  Well, that’s true, but a gal can’t live on pie alone!  So this blog is all about BBQ sauce  – my homemade BBQ sauce, so easy to do, you must try this! Tangy woodsy smoky flavour that just can’t be beat – and will make your BBQ’s the best ticket in town!

This post was originally published on August 16, 2015 and updated on June 30, 2017. 

If you love BBQ Sauce and want flavor that is tangy, flavorful, with just a hint of smoke, then Best Homemade BBQ Sauce is perfect for you!

This recipe has been in the family for many years and was always ready for ribs, hamburgers, chicken, pulled pork or anything at all.  I can remember some awesome ribs at the cottage!   First the ribs would be marinated overnight in the fridge, and the marinade was full of garlic, salt, pepper, oil, vinegar – maybe a beer or two?  We would always parboil the ribs first.  Mom had a special way of having the butcher cut them as well.

I’ve found that most folks are very passionate about their BBQ Sauce!

Then the BBQ would be lit and once it was ready – trays of delicious racks of ribs would come outside, all dressed in this amazing BBQ sauce.  The cottage was a family gathering spot, for birthdays, anniversaries but usually just a hot summer weekend and you really don’t need a reason to cook up a mess a ribs do you?

So please enjoy this Best Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe, and be surprised by how quickly it becomes your family’s favorite!

 

two glass jars with barbecue sauce in them, jars have green sealing rings all on an orange towel and barbecue utensil alongside

Ingredients**

1 cup smoke flavoured BBQ sauce ( I use Kraft Hickory )

1/4 cup ketchup (your favorite)

1/4 cup molasses

4 tbsp. butter

2 tbsp. vinegar

2 tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. dry mustard

2 tsp. worcestershire sauce

1/2 tsp. hot pepper sauce (like Tabasco)

 

Preparation (about 10 minutes)

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer on med-low for 10 minutes

Let cool and pour into glass jars.

**You can double the recipe which is what I do and it will make two pints.

Enjoy!

Pin the recipe below!!

three images of barbecue sauce in glass jars on an orange tea towel and barbecue utensil with text Best BBQ Sauce for pinterest

Best Homemade BBQ Sauce

 

*Republished from 2015

Hi there, I'm Judy, it's awesome to meet you! I'm a writer, master pie baker and I've been helping people reach their personal and career goals for over 30 years.   I believe everyone should experience the joy of creating old fashioned recipes, just like Mom or Grandma used to make. And I also help you to create those memories for you and your family with Simple, Delicious, Wholesome recipes that you can learn to make. We also help you discover that Simple Living isn't just a concept.  It's a state of mind. Comforting food and Simple Living. It's all here. You can read more on my About page!

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Alison

Wednesday 9th of September 2015

Okay where's the actual recipe? I don't see a list of ingredients or how much or anything?.. I'm not sure if this is a site error or if Im just missing something

Judy

Wednesday 9th of September 2015

Hi Alison. If you are coming from tumblr just click on the photo or you can get it here at best BBQ sauce recipe Hope that helps!

Michelle @ A Dish of Daily Life

Monday 17th of August 2015

Homemade bbq sauce is the best! We make our own too...love family recipes! Yours sounds delicious! :)

Judy

Monday 17th of August 2015

thanks so much Michelle! Yes it's a big hit at home. :)