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Champagne Baked Ham Recipe

Champagne Baked Ham Recipe

Champagne, brown sugar and honey combine to make a beautiful glossy glaze. The ham slices turn out tender and juicy every time. —Linda Foreman, Locust Grove, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless fully cooked ham (9 pounds)
  • 1-1/2 cups Champagne
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard

Directions

  • 1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Score the surface of the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1-1/2 hours.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook until glaze is reduced by half. Remove from the heat.
  • 3. Baste ham with glaze; bake 30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 140°, basting twice with glaze. Serve with remaining glaze. Yield: 18 servings.

Nutritional Facts

7 ounces cooked ham equals 295 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 2,357 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 42 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.