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Heavenly Citrus Ham

 Heavenly Citrus Ham
This recipe is special because it's based on the ham my grandma and mom used to make for holidays. Leftovers can be frozen up to 3 months, and thawed before using. You'll want to remember this recipe for Easter! —Penny Hawkins, Mebane, North Carolina
9 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 50 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (6 to 8 pounds)
  • Whole cloves
  • 1-1/4 cups orange soda
  • 1-1/4 cups orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard

Directions

  • Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Score the surface of
  • the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep; insert a clove in the
  • center of each diamond. Loosely cover ham with foil. Bake at
  • 325° for 1-1/2 hours.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the soda, marmalade and brown sugar.
  • Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half, about 15
  • minutes. Stir in mustard.
  • Brush ham with some of the glaze; bake 20-30 minutes longer or until
  • a thermometer reads 140°, basting occasionally with remaining
  • glaze. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Slice and cube 2 cups ham; save for Ham & Noodle Bake (recipe also in
  • Recipe Finder). Slice and serve remaining ham. Yield: 9 servings
  • plus leftovers.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked ham equals 345 calories,

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Heavenly Citrus Ham (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 1,422 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.
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