All-Purpose Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Food-writer, broadcaster and founder of the Australian Barbecue Academy, Bob Hart, shares his handy All-Purpose Barbecue Sauce recipe with us.

All-Purpose Barbecue Sauce Recipe


  • 1 ½ cups tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • splash of liquid smoke
  • splash of bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Dry Rub


Mix all ingredients together and bottle for future barbecues. Try your own variations on this recipe to make your own ‘secret sauce’, maybe a dash of chilli, coffee, chocolate or chipotle powder.

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