Classic BBQ Sauce

This tangy sauce is a veritable galaxy of flavor!

Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 45 kcal
Author Jessica Summers


  • 2 cups ketchup
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • cup dark molasses
  • ½ cup white distilled vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne powder or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a mid-sized mixing bowl and whisk them thoroughly.

  2. Wrap up the bowl and leave it in the fridge for up to two days to let the flavors mix properly.

Recipe Notes

For best results, use an organic ketchup without any corn syrup.