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Baked Orange-Glazed Ham Recipe

Baked Orange-Glazed Ham Recipe

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. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces cooked ham equals 199 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 1,571 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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