Honey Barbecue Sauce

Honey Barbecue Sauce

This is a KC style barbecue sauce with the sweetness of honey, medium body smokiness, and a non-overpowering cayenne finish. It uses tomato sauce as a base instead of ketchup to avoid high fructose corn syrup which can be bad for some people.

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Honey Barbecue Sauce
Course Condiment
Cuisine Americana
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course Condiment
Cuisine Americana
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly in a saucepan, EXCEPT ARROWROOT POWDER
  2. Heat the sauce over medium-high heat until it begins to simmer
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for a good 18 to 20 minutes
  4. In a small bowl mix the arrowroot powder and 2 Tbsp water to make a slurry
  5. Add the arrowroot slurry to the sauce and simmer for 1 minute to thicken
Recipe Notes

This recipe produces roughly 2 cups of sauce. If you want to thicken your barbecue sauce even more, feel free to increase the amount of arrowroot slurry. This recipe is intended to create a medium thickness, but make it the way you would want it. 😉