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Bourbon molasses barbecue sauce

This delicious bourbon molasses barbecue sauce from The Australian Women's Weekly 'Made from Scratch' cookbook is great as a marinade, for basting meats, or as a dipping sauce for your next BBQ!
5 cup



1.Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic for 5 minutes or until softened.
2.Add sauces, the water, sugar, molasses, whiskey, vinegar, mustard, paprika and cayenne. Stir over high heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves.
3.Bring to the boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until thick. Season to taste. Pour into hot sterilised bottles and jars; label and date bottles. Cool; refrigerate for 6 days before using.

Start recipe 7 days in advance. Molasses will be ready to use in 6 days. If you would prefer to omit the alcohol, substitute apple juice. For a fiery barbecue sauce, add 1½ teaspoons cayenne pepper.


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