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Homemade BBQ Sauce

Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe: made with Beer and Molasses this sweet BBQ Sauce is a favourite. Perfect with any kind of bbq meat.
Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe: made with Beer and Molasses this sweet BBQ Sauce is a favourite. Perfect with any kind of bbq meat.

This Homemade BBQ Sauce recipe is worth the effort.  A family favourite we make all the time.

I’ve applied a fair bit of research to this and can say with confidence, homemade is always better.  Think about it…marshmallows, check.  Bagels, check.  Crackers, check.  BBQ Sauce….check!

how to make BBQ Sauce

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This is my sister-in-laws recipe, and it’s worth the effort.  I also thought it would be the perfect Father’s Day gift, especially say wrapped up with a nice steak?  Perfect.

Homemade BBQ Sauce with Beer and Molasses

Yield: 2 1/2 cups

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe: made with Beer and Molasses this sweet BBQ Sauce is a favourite. Perfect with any kind of bbq meat.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup lager-style beer
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon hotdog mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Instructions

  1. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter, and saute onion and garlic over medium heat until softened, about 3 min.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, stir well, and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, and simmer for about 30 min. until thickened. Cool sauce when it's done cooking and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Homemade BBQ Sauce Father's Day gift idea

This sauce is sweet and tangy.  The beer and molasses make it rich, tangy, delicious.  This will keep for awhile in the fridge, delicious with steak, chicken, ribs…all the regular suspects.

Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

With homemade bbq sauce for Father’s Day, life really is a party!

You might also like our Homemade Montreal Steak Seasoning here.

Also check out our Marinated Flattened Chicken recipe here.

You might also enjoy our No Cook Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe here.

No Cook Homemade Hot Sauce: Make this sauce in minutes in your blender and enjoy the hot tangy homemade hot sauce. The perfect Homemade Father's Day gift.

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