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Glazed Easter Ham Recipe

Glazed Easter Ham Recipe

Baked ham is an Easter tradition at our house. The glaze features my dried homegrown basil. My husband absolutely loves ham, so I get a large one to be sure we have leftovers. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (8 to 10 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

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 at 325° for 1-3/4 hours.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Spoon over ham. Bake 15-30 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140°. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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