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Homemade Buffalo Sauce drizzling off spoon into mason jar.
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Homemade Buffalo Sauce

This Homemade Buffalo Sauce is easy peasy to make and super quick. It's made with only 6 ingredients: butter, vinegar, cayenne pepper sauce, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and salt. No need to buy the bottled stuff, when this homemade version is so much better!
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Keyword: homemade buffalo sauce
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cup approx
Author: Heather


  • 6 tablespoons salted butter
  • ½ cup cayenne pepper sauce, ex: Frank's Red Hot
  • 1 tablespoon distilled vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • pinch salt
  • ground cayenne pepper, optional


  • Add all ingredients to a small sauce pot and heat on medium-low heat.
  • To add more spice: add a pinch of cayenne pepper or more if you want extra extra spicy.
  • Whisk until the butter is completely melted and the edges start to bubble, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  • Whisk a few times while sauce is cooling. Sauce will thicken a bit as it cools.
  • Store in air tight container or mason jar in fridge for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 612kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 68g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 181mg | Sodium: 4310mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2102IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
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