Torm’s Awesome Secret Sauce



Bar B Q Sauce Extraordinaire

The Coffee flavor added to the sauce contributes to its depth & complexity.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Torm


  • 1 1/2 Cups Onion diced
  • 4-6 Cloves of Garlic chopped finely (to taste)
  • 1 Chili Jalapeno, Serrano, Cayenne Optional
  • 1 Cup Strong Coffee or espresso brewed
  • 3 TBSP Billingtons Dark Brown Sugar or 3 TBSP Molasses if you can't find the sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Cup Ketchup with No High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • 1 TBSP Neutral Oil
  • 1 TBSP Butter preferably Grass Fed


  1. In Saucepan, melt butter and oil
  2. Cook garlic, onion & chili (if using) over medium-low heat until onion is translucent, stirring for about 6-8 minutes.
  3. Stir in all remaining ingredients,
  4. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring and checking heat occasionally to prevent burning
  5. Puree in food processor or with a stick blender until relatively smooth
  6. Cool in another bowl
  7. When cool cover and refrigerate to allow sauce to mellow if you are not using immediately

Recipe Notes

This will keep refrigerated, tightly covered (a mason jar works well) for 1-2 weeks.

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