Citrus-Glazed Ham

Yield:

Makes 12 to 14 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 2 Hours, 30 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (6- to 7-lb.) fully cooked, bone-in ham
30 to 32 whole cloves
1 (10-oz.) bottle orange juice-flavored soft drink
1 1/4 cups orange marmalade
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
Garnishes: apple slices, orange slices, orange rind, salad greens

Preparation

1. Remove skin from ham, and trim fat to 1/4-inch thickness. Make 1/4-inch-deep cuts in a diamond pattern, and insert cloves at 1-inch intervals. Place ham in an aluminum foil-lined 13- x 9-inch pan.

2. Stir together soft drink and next 3 ingredients until smooth. Pour mixture evenly over ham.

3. Bake at 350° on lower oven rack 2 hours and 30 minutes, basting with pan juices every 20 minutes. Remove ham; let stand 15 minutes before serving. Garnish, if desired.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Orangina Sparkling Citrus Beverage.

Note:

April 2006