Copycat Eldon’s Famous Barbecue Sauce Recipe

The secret to a good bbq sauce is how tangy and flavorful your sauce is. For this recipe, the secret ingredient is Kahlua in this original sauce.

Copycat Eldon’s Famous Barbecue Sauce Recipe

How To Make Copycat Eldon's Famous Barbecue Sauce

A sweet and smokey barbecue sauce is all you need to make the best barbecue out there. We're able to replicate the flavors from Eldon's original recipe.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ½ cup Italian dressing
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tsp red pepper
  • 5 dashes season salt
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp Kahlua
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ½ tsp dried onion bits
  • 5 dashes Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp Karo syrup


  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients.

  2. When you're ready to barbecue your meat, it should be partly precooked in oven or on grill.

  3. Begin basting the last 20-30 minutes on the grill.
  4. Sauce will blacken if coals are too hot.


  • Sugar: 43g
  • :
  • Calcium: 68mg
  • Calories: 457kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Fat: 25g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 582mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 3287mg
  • Vitamin A: 406IU
  • Vitamin C: 20mg
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