Sweet & Tangy Apple Cider Barbeque Sauce

This sauce is perfect over a pork roast or beef brisket for sandwiches. Making homemade barbeque sauce lets you control the ingredients. You’ll be amazed at how simple it is to make, as well as how flavorful it turns out.

By | September 01, 2015


In a medium pot over medium heat, add the tomato paste, vinegar, and cider, whisking to combine. Add everything else, whisking to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until desired thickness is achieved, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. To check the thickness, spoon a little bit of sauce into a small measuring cup, put it in the freezer for a few minutes, and taste.

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  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • ¾ cup cider vinegar
  • ½ cup apple cider
  • ½ cup molasses
  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated onion
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
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