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Brown Sugar and Spice-Crusted Ham

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 22 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces)
This is an easy, traditional version of Easter ham. Leftovers are great in sandwiches or for breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 (5-pound) bone-in 33%-less-sodium smoked, fully cooked ham half
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 169
  • caloriesfromfat 39 %
  • fat 7.3 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 19.6 g
  • carbohydrate 4.9 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 51 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 850 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine first 6 ingredients. Trim fat and rind from ham. Rub ham evenly with sugar mixture. Place ham on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Cover loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

  3. Combine honey and juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Remove foil from ham; brush honey mixture over ham. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until a thermometer registers 140°. Transfer ham to a platter; let stand 15 minutes before slicing.