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What Is IHOP Sauce?

There is something about the sauce at the International House of Pancakes. But what is it exactly, what does it contain and how do you make it yourself. Well, if you are interested in these very things you have come to the right place. Without further ado, let’s find out.

So, what is IHOP sauce? IHOP sauce is a mayonnaise-based sauce that contains mustard and ketchup. In taste, IHOP sauce is sweet and somewhat tangy – making it a perfect accompaniment to any one of the burgers on the menu.

It’s nothing revolutionary.

But it’s certainly tasty!

In fact, these three ingredients just go so well together.

What Does IHOP Sauce Contain?

IHOP sauce contains mayonnaise, mustard, and ketchup – in equal parts. As such, this is a sauce that is orange in color, creamy in consistency, and tangy in flavor.

What Does IHOP Sauce Taste Like?

IHOP sauce tastes sweet, but it also has a bit of a kick through the inclusion of the mustard. In many ways, it tastes like a thousand island dressing.

How Do You Make IHOP Sauce

To make IHOP sauce, you will need:

  • 1/2 Cup of Fresh Mayonnaise,
  • 1/2 Cup of Yellow, French Mustard (the Frenches brand only)
  • 1/2 Cup of Tomato Ketchup

And here is all that you need to do with them:

  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients together.
  2. Stir and store in the fridge for a 2-3 hours before serving.

Incredibly simple.

But if you don’t want to make this sauce yourself, why not head into a local IHOP and ask to buy containers worth.

That’s what some people have reported doing.

And as IHOP sauce is made on site – it should be either or made fresh.


There’s nothing extravagant about IHOP Sauce.

Three main ingredients.

But while it’s lacking in sophistication, it’s not lacking in flavor!

So give it a try, and see for yourself.