Sweet BBQ Sauce

I must admit that I, Lacey Baier, have not always liked sweet BBQ sauce.

Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe and images by Lacey Baier, a sweet pea chef

In fact, I used to hate it.  I mean…as much as one can hate BBQ sauce.

*Translation: I’d eat it but complain it was too sweet (much to my husband’s dismay).

Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe and images by Lacey Baier, a sweet pea chef

But, something miraculous happened over the past couple of years: I started to develop a taste for it.

Nay — a preference — for it.

While I used to prefer a stronger, more acidic kinda sauce (like this one), I now like the sweeter, deeper flavored BBQ style.

Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe and images by Lacey Baier, a sweet pea chefStrange how fickle I am one can be.

Now, I also like my barbecue to have some heat.  Not a lot.  But some.

Enter this Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe.  It’s sweet.  It’s flavorful.  It’s got some heat.  It’s so very good.

Sweet BBQ Sauce recipe and images by Lacey Baier, a sweet pea chef

Try it on keilbasa or ribs or tri-tip or wings or a spoon…I think you’ll enjoy it.  We sure do!

Sweet BBQ Sauce
 
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This sweet BBQ sauce has a very deep, sweet flavor and goes great on chicken, pork and kielbasa.
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Recipe type: Easy
Ingredients
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • ½ tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1½ tsp. molasses
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ⅛ tsp. ground mustard
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine the above ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine well.
  2. Refrigerate at least 15-20 minutes prior to using, if possible.

 

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About the author: My name is Lacey and I’m so glad you’re here. I am a foodie, a photographer, a chef, and a project manager at a local tech start-up in Austin. But, most importantly, I am the mother of three adorable little kiddos (Jordan, Savannah and Hunter) and am madly in love with and married to my high school sweetheart, Dustin.

2 comments… add one

  1. Vanessa December 28, 2013, 5:22 pm

    Perfect bbq sauce! Thanks!

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