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Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce

 Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce
The centerpiece of a beautiful spring family dinner. this golden ham with tangy jewel-toned sauce is impressive to serve. —Eunice Stoen, Decorah, Iowa
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.


  • 1/2 fully-cooked ham with bone (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine or apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup dried currants or apple jelly


  • Remove skin from ham; score the surface with shallow diagonal cuts.
  • Making diamond shapes. Mix brown sugar and mustard; rub into fat of
  • ham. Insert a whole clove in center of each diamond. Place ham in a
  • large roaster with a baking rack.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20-22 minutes per pound or until ham
  • is heated through and thermometer reads 140°.
  • For sauce, combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over
  • medium heat until thickened, stirring often. Serve with ham. Yield:
  • 8-10 servings (1-3/4 cups sauce).

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (8 ounces) equals 325 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 1,233 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer