Kathy's Award Winning BBQ Sauce

1 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 cup molasses
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 (5.5 ounce) can tomato juice
2 tablespoons liquid smoke flavoring


  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, molasses, brown sugar, onion, garlic powder, ground black pepper, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, tomato juice and liquid smoke. Puree until smooth and transfer to a small saucepan.
  2. Place saucepan on the stove over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 1 hour, or to desired thickness.