December 21, 2023 1 min read


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  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Total:  25 mins
  • Serves: 2 cups


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar (I made my own)
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce


    1. Combine ketchup, coffee, brown sugar, onion flakes, garlic powder and chili powder in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.

    2. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.

    3. Remove from heat; stir in pepper, balsamic vinegar, and soy sauce.

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    Note: Store in the fridge in an airtight container.