Baked Ham with Bourbon Glaze

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 1 Hour, 50 Minutes


1 cup honey
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup bourbon
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 (6- to 8-lb.) smoked fully cooked, semiboneless ham


1. Preheat oven to 325°. Microwave honey and molasses in a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish at HIGH 1 minute; whisk until blended. Whisk in bourbon, orange juice, and mustard.

2. Remove skin and excess fat from ham, and place ham in a roasting pan.

3. Bake at 325° on lower oven rack 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 140°, basting occasionally with honey mixture. Transfer ham to a serving platter, reserving drippings.

4. Bring drippings and remaining honey mixture to a boil in a small saucepan. Boil 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and serve with sliced ham.


Southern Living 1001 Ways to Cook Southern

December 2010
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