Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
28 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces meat)

For a pretty presentation, garnish the platter with orange slices, cranberries, fresh bay leaves, and parsley.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°.

Step 2

Combine preserves and bourbon in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; remove from heat. Stir in cumin, ginger, coriander, and pepper. Cool slightly.

Step 3

Trim fat and rind from ham. Score outside of ham in a diamond pattern; stud with cloves. Place ham on the rack of a broiler pan or roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Pour 1 cup water into pan; place rack in pan. Brush ham with 1/4 cup preserves mixture. Bake at 325° for 2 hours or until a thermometer registers 140°, basting ham with remaining preserves mixture every 30 minutes. Transfer ham to a platter; let stand 15 minutes. Discard cloves before serving.

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Ratings & Reviews

SingingGourmand's Review

January 01, 2015

Dawn555's Review

April 04, 2010
My husband really enjoyed this. Next time, I might try it without the cumin and/or ginger. I'm a big fan of cumin but I'm not sure I liked the spice combination with the peach/bourbon flavor. My husband doesn't like cumin and didn't know the recipe had any in it but really enjoyed the flavor combination. It wasn't too spicy for my five-year-old, either. I like that this wasn't very sweet. It had kind of a smokey flavor to it.

JeanetteRyan's Review

May 02, 2009
It was a little expensive compared to a normal brown sugar and orange juice glaze and not that much better. It was good but not really worth the price.

estrowig's Review

December 21, 2008
Interesting flavors, the spices were a little overpowering so I added the rest of the jar of peach preserves to balance it out. Two mini bottles of jack daniels was the perfect amount of bourbon to use (about 1/2 cup) and I recommend saving just a little to add after the glaze has boiled to add even more flavor. I also used a slighly smaller ham so I had leftover glaze to serve on the side as sauce, and garnished platter with orange slices and fresh cranberries parsley and sage leaves.

Vanezza's Review

November 27, 2008
Although I'm a vegetarian, I offered to bring Ham to our Ladies Social and it was AWESOME!!! The ladies LOVED it and my husband said it was awesome. They've been asking me for the recipe. I was so nervous because I didn't taste it, but the recipe read really good. YUM-SCRUM! I didn't alter the ingredients. Didn't need to. Great for a special occasion, or for dinner (freeze the rest for later meals).