Christmas Honey Glazed Ham

Honey Glazed Ham is a perfect Christmas or Holiday recipe.

Honey Glazed Ham is a perfect Christmas or Holiday recipe.

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Christmas Honey Glazed Ham
Ingredients
  • One 8-10 lb. cooked and smoked cured ham shank end
  • 1 cup brown sugar plus more for sprinkling
Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 or more Dijon Tablespoons mustard
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 Tablespoon rum optional
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/2 Fresh lemon squeezed 1-2 Tablespoons
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Place the ham cut side down in a roasting pan cover tightly with foil paper. Sprinkle with about 3/4 cup brown sugar
  3. Place in a preheated oven and roast for 10 to 12 minutes per pound.
Glaze:
  1. During the last 30 minutes of cooking time the glaze should be applied.
  2. Add remaining brown sugar, mustard, orange and pineapple juice, all spice, nutmeg , ginger, rum, , lemon juice, and cloves to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 5 minutes or more until it’s syrupy.
  3. Brush with glaze and bake for an additional 15- 20 minutes (basting ham every 10 minutes.) depending on the size of your ham or until an instant read thermometer registers 120°F when inserted into thickest portion of ham.
  4. Remove from the oven to a serving platter and let rest for 15 minutes before serving. Serve with a side of glaze.