Brown Sugar Meatloaf - Beef

Brown Sugar Meatloaf

This Brown Sugar Meatloaf recipe is the best meatloaf ever! It is even better than Mom's meatloaf with its brown sugar, onion soup mix, Worcestershire and hot sauce!
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword Brown Sugar Meatloaf, How Long To Cook Meatloaf, Meatloaf, Meatloaf with Onion Soup Mix, Tips For Perfect Meatloaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 359kcal
Author Michele @ Flavor Mosaic



  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion , chopped
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Italian Seasoned Breadcrumbs
  • 1 ounce package onion soup mix
  • 2 Tablespoons Ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 2 dashes hot sauce (More or less to taste)

Brown Sugar Glaze

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 1 Tablespoon Yellow Mustard
  • Hot Sauce to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, chopped onion, onion soup mix, minced garlic, eggs, Italian Seasoned bread crumbs, ketchup, Worcestershire, and if you like, hot sauce. Mix to combine the ingredients but don't overwork it.
  • To make the sauce, in a small bowl, stir together ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire, mustard and hot sauce! If you don't want it hot, you can leave out the hot sauce.
  • Mold the meatloaf mixture into a loaf and put into a loaf pan or baking dish. Brush the sauce on top of the meatloaf.
  • Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for 1 hour.
  • Let the meatloaf rest for about 10 minutes.


Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 924mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3.9mg