How To Make Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce at Home

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Apurva Sethi
Apurva is a fashion and food enthusiast. She chose fashion as her career and food as her passion. She is greatly fond of trying out new cuisines at different places and making them at home, in her own style. She also loves to seek and learn new things about the food industry constantly. So, here she is, to share her easy-peasy ways of cooking.

Whenever we start eating some starters or something, we always want some additional dipping. But if you ask from me, I always recommend eating your starters with Famous Dave’s Sauce. As a sauce lover, Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce is my favorite.

But Do you know about Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce Recipe? If no then you are at the right place because, in the coming lines, I will provide you the recipe with some information.

Most of the people over here are very confused about Dave’s. Famous. Dave’s is an American chain of restaurants that started in 1994 near Hayward, Wisconsin. They are famous for Barbecue ribs, beef brisket, chicken, burgers, soups, salads, desserts, sauces.

Whenever I visit Famous Dave’s, I order ribs most the time and have them with Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce. But one day, I thought to make it at home with the recipe which is given to me by my friend and it was literally the same as I ate in the restaurants.

I thought to share Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce Recipe with my lovely people over here. But first, you have to gather all the ingredients require to make Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce at home.

Ingredients For Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce

Chopped Onion1
Water1/4 Cup
Peach Schnapps3/4 Cup
Raisins1/2 Cup
Minced Jalapeno1
Minced Garlic Cloves2
Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 Cup
Chopped Apple1/4 Cup
Pineapple1/2 Cup
Apple Cider Vinegar2 tbsp
Molasses3 tbsp
Lemon Juice4 tbsp
Crisp Bacon Slices2
Consomme Powder1 tsp
Mustard 2 tbsp
Chili Powder2 tsp
Pepper1/4 tsp
Corn Syrup2 1/4 Cup
Tomato Pasta1 Cup
Worcestershire Sauce1/2 Cup
Liquid Smoke1 tsp
Kahlua1/4 Cup

You have do some hard work to gather all these ingredients from market and until I will provide the proper timings to make Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
20 Mins40 Mins60 Mins

Do you know from where Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce gets it’s tangy and sweet flavor? If no then you will get this from the recipe which I have mentioned below.

Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce Recipe

Famous Dave's BBQ Sauce Recipe
  1. In a pan, fry onion until turns dark brown.
  2. In the pan, add water, schnapps, raisins, jalapeno, and garlic. For 12 minutes simmer the mixture until thickens.
  3. In the processor, blend the onion mixture, balsamic vinegar, apple, pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, molasses, and lemon juice to make the mixture smooth.
  4. In the pan pour the mixture and add all the ingredients which are left, Simmer the mixture for 20 minutes while stirring continuously.

Finally, Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce is ready. You can marinade your chicken with it or having it as a dipping sauce with your starters.

Nutritional Facts of Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce

To balance your diet, I have mentioned the nutritional breakdown of this BBQ Sauce in the table below.


How To Make Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce at Home | Video

To understand the procedure easily, I have mentioned a video below for you from where it will be easier for you.

Video By Today In Nashville

I hope you’ve liked the recipe and make sure you have followed all the steps which I have mentioned below. Do share your meaningful reviews with us in the comment section and for more recipes stay tuned!

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