Baked Orange-Glazed Ham Recipe
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Baked Orange-Glazed Ham Recipe

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A glaze of brown sugar, orange peel, whiskey and spices make this holiday ham memorable. If you like, replace the liquor with apple cider. —Laura McDowell, Lake Villa, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 boneless fully cooked ham (4 to 6 pounds)
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup whiskey or apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

6 ounce-weight: 199 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 1571mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 1 hour.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, whiskey, orange peel, allspice and cloves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Brush some of the sauce over ham. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140°, brushing twice with sauce. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Orange-Glazed Ham in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2011, p46

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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