How to Make Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce

Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce (Sweet and Spicy)

How do you make BBQ sauce with brown sugar?

  1. 1 1/2 C light brown sugar.
  2. 1 1/4 C ketchup.
  3. 1 1/2 Tbsp molasses.
  4. 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar.
  5. 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce.
  6. 2 tsp ground mustard.
  7. 1 1/2 tsp paprika.
  8. 1/2 tsp chili powder.

Will brown sugar Burn?

Sugar caramelizes at around 338, burns above 350. These temps are stretched a bit higher for some brown sugars.

What temp does brown sugar melt?

When the sugar rises above 320°F/160°C, the solid crystals begin to melt together into a colorless syrup. Then another 10 or 20 degrees above that, the syrup begins to turn brown, emits a rich, mouth-watering aroma, and adds tart and savory and bitter to its original sweetness.

How do you keep brown sugar from burning?

To avoid burning your caramel, it’s a matter of being vigilant. Once the sugar has melted, continue cooking it until it turns into a rich amber color. It should be removed from the heat source when it begins to smoke and foam a little around the edges.

What temp sugar caramelizes?

Caramelization is what happens to pure sugar when it reaches 338° F. A few tablespoons of sugar put in a pan and heated will eventually melt and, at 338° F, start to turn brown. At this temperature, the sugar compounds begin to break down and new compounds form.

At what temp does sugar burn?

Above about 350° F, the sugar begins to burn and develops a bitter, burnt taste.

Is turbinado sugar granulated sugar?

Turbinado sugar comes from sugar cane, like regular granulated sugar, but it’s not as thoroughly processed. Its grains are coarser, and it’s darker. But you can use it as a substitute for granulated white sugar — at a ratio of 1:1 — depending on what you’re making.

What can I use instead of brown sugar in BBQ sauce?

Honey, maple syrup, or agave nectar

With a few simple recipe modifications, honey, maple syrup, or agave nectar are all suitable replacements for brown sugar.

How do you make BBQ sauce taste like ketchup?

  1. 2 cups ketchup.
  2. ⅓ cup brown sugar.
  3. ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar.
  4. 2 Tablespoons Worchestershire sauce.
  5. 3 teaspoons paprika.
  6. 1 teaspoon mustard powder.
  7. Salt and pepper, to taste.

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