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Glazed Easter Ham

 Glazed Easter Ham
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
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer