Bar-B-Q Brisket

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By Leila Hutchins
from The Villages, FL

This recipe has been scaled up to feed 80 people, but it took every oven in the neighborhood.

serves 8 to 10
prep time 18 Hr
cook time 8 Hr
method Roast


  • 5 lb
    beef brisket
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1 1/2 c
    retained juice
  • 1 c
    bar-b-que sauce
  • 1/2 c
    pancake syrup

How To Make

  • 1
    Rub both sides of meat with garlic salt, onion salt, celery salt, and liquid smoke. Adjust quantities to taste. Place meat fat side up in baking pan and cover with foil. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 2
    Bake in oven at 250 degrees for about 6 hours, until fork tender. Retain 1 and 1/2 cups of juice and drain the rest. Remove fat from meat and slice.
  • 3
    Combine saved juice with bar-b-que sauce and pancake syrup and pour over meat. Reutrn to 250 degree oven for about 30-40 minutes uncovered. Serve with sauce from pan.

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