Sweet and Tangy Homemade Ketchup Recipe

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Diana Morrison Modified: March 21, 2022
Sweet and Tangy Homemade Ketchup Recipe

How To Make Sweet and Tangy Homemade Ketchup

Add a bit of flavor to your savory dishes with this homemade ketchup! It’s made with tomato paste, molasses, and other seasonings for a tastier condiment.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 24oztomato paste
  • ½cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • ½cupdark molasses
  • tspgarlic powder
  • tsponion powder
  • ½tspmustard powder
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground allspice
  • 3tbspWorcestershire sauce
  • ½cupapple cider vinegar
  • 1tbspkosher salt
  • 1cupwater,filtered


  1. In a large, shallow saucepan, combine the tomato paste, brown sugar, molasses, garlic powder, onion powder, mustard powder, cinnamon, allspice, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, salt, and water.

  2. Bring to a low boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally to prevent burning.

  3. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes, until reduced by about a quarter.

  4. The ketchup should be thick and spreadable. Let cool completely.

  5. Transfer to a clean, airtight container, then store in the refrigerator.

  6. Serve over sandwiches, fries, and other savory meals, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • The ketchup should keep for up to 3 weeks.


  • Calories: 356.35kcal
  • Fat: 0.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.24g
  • Fiber: 7.47g
  • Sugar: 71.29g
  • Protein: 7.75g
  • Sodium: 1494.84mg
  • Calcium: 190.01mg
  • Potassium: 2517.87mg
  • Iron: 8.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 130.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 39.26mg
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