Homemade Dr Pepper BBQ Sauce

BBQ sauce is the secret ingredient in many American homes, whether it’s used as a marinade, condiment, or a glaze. This homemade Dr Pepper BBQ sauce is sure to please your taste buds with its sweet and spicy flavor. Dr Pepper is a soft drink that has a unique flavor that can be used as an ingredient for a variety of dishes. This BBQ sauce recipe is easy to make and will give your food an extra kick.



For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 cups Dr Pepper
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper



To make the BBQ sauce, start by combining all of the ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan. Place the saucepan over medium-high heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow the sauce to cool slightly before transferring it to an airtight container and storing it in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

This sauce is perfect for brushing onto grilled meats, vegetables, and even pizza. It can also be used as a dip for chicken wings, french fries, or onion rings. The sauce can also be used as a marinade for meats, or as an ingredient in other recipes such as macaroni and cheese or chili.

This sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. For longer storage, it can be placed in freezer-safe containers and frozen for up to three months.



This homemade Dr Pepper BBQ sauce is a great way to add flavor to your favorite dishes without adding a lot of calories. One serving of this sauce (2 tablespoons) contains approximately:

  • 30 calories
  • 0 grams fat
  • 7 grams carbohydrates
  • 1 gram protein

This sauce is also low in sugar and sodium, making it a healthier alternative to store-bought BBQ sauces.

This recipe can be adapted to suit your tastes. Try adding different herbs and spices to the sauce, such as cumin, oregano, or smoked paprika. You can also add a tablespoon of molasses or brown sugar to the sauce for a sweeter flavor.

This homemade Dr Pepper BBQ sauce is an easy and delicious way to add flavor to your favorite dishes. The unique flavor of Dr Pepper gives this sauce a sweet and spicy kick that can’t be found in store-bought BBQ sauces. Try it on grilled meats, vegetables, and even pizza for a delicious meal that your family will love.

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