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Homemade BBQ Sauce

This barbecue sauce is tangy, sweet, and just a little bit smoky. It's the perfect addition to your backyard barbecue.

Course Side Dish
Keyword Barbecue, BBQ, Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author FraƮche Nutrition


  • 1 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar or honey (packed)
  • 1/4 cup prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon molasses (we used blackstrap)
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke


  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour into jar of your choice, seal, and refrigerate for up to 1 month.

Recipe Notes

To make this gluten free omit the liquid smoke and be sure to use certified gluten free spices