🔕 🔔

My Basket ()

All questions

sauce is too sweet

what do I add to sauce to take away some of the sweetness and give it some kick?

asked by G. Archer about 5 years ago
3 answers 2492 views
3639eee1 5e0d 4861 b1ed 149bd0559f64  gator cake

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added about 5 years ago

Add something tart like vinegar or lemon juice. A vinegar based hot sauce or some cayenne for kick. You may also need to add more salt.

516f887e 3787 460a bf21 d20ef4195109  bigpan
added about 5 years ago

You can consider tossing half the sauce and re-adding more of the non-sweet ingredients. A bit of acid also helps, and some heat if you want. Unless it was originally intended to be a hot sauce, I would concentrate on the other ingredients rather than changing it to a hot sauce.

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added about 5 years ago

If you haven't put it on the food yet then I would toss and try again.

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.