Some BBQ sauce mixologists have a secret ingredient they’ll never real. In this BBQ sauce recipe the secret ingredient isn’t very secret. The trick is right there in the name. Cocacola is the secret ingredient in the CocaCola BBQ sauce and it’s super easy to make.
This sauce is a great addition to an everyday cook out. The distinct cola flavor actually fades away in the mixing and simmering so your guests will be left wondering what the secret ingedient is.
Feel free to experiment with your beverage of choice. Root Beer and regional favorites like Cheerwine are common choices. In fact, the Dr. Pepper company actually mass produces a Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce.
The 90 minute to two hour simmer will allow this sauce to thicken as much as you like, and as most sauces do, it will thicken more when cool.