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Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham

Try this ham with a sweet glaze comprised of brown sugar, honey, orange and pineapple juice. Whether you're entertaining a crowd or entertaining a few, this entrée is an elegant choice for a holiday dish.

Gooseberry Patch FEBRUARY 2011

  • Yield: Makes 12 to 15 servings.


  • 10 pounds fully-cooked bone-in ham
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


Place ham in an ungreased large roasting pan; pour water into pan and set aside.

In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk together remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.

Brush ham with glaze; tent lightly with aluminum foil.

Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours; uncover. Brush ham with glaze. Bake, uncovered, for an additional 30 minutes, brushing with glaze every 10 minutes.

Let stand for 15 to 20 minutes; slice to serve.


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