Brown Sugar Honey-Crusted Ham

The sugar-crusted edge of baked ham is the best bite. This ham gets an extra sweet hit from honey.

Be the first to rate it


12 to 14 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 (8-pound) smoked ham half (shank end)
2/3 cup honey
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Garnishes: lady apples and kumquats


Remove skin and excess fat from ham. Place ham, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil.

Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Remove from oven.

Brush honey all over ham. Combine brown sugar and next 3 ingredients; pat sugar mixture over honey, coating ham thoroughly. Bake, uncovered, for 1 more hour or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of ham registers 140°. Remove to a serving platter. Garnish, if desired.


Margaret Agnew,

Christmas with Southern Living 2002

May 2002
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note