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Peach-Glazed Ham

 Peach-Glazed Ham
This recipe for our family's traditional Easter ham is my own creation. It truly is a winner and even took first place in a local recipe contest.
16-20 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 55 min.


  • 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (8 to 10 pounds)
  • Whole cloves
  • 1 can (12 ounces) lemon-lime soda
  • 1-1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) peach preserves
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pineapple, drained
  • 3 canned peach halves


  • Score surface of the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep; insert
  • a clove into each diamond. Place on a rack in a well-greased
  • foil-lined roasting pan. Pour soda over ham. Spread 1 cup brown
  • sugar over ham. Add water to pan. Cover and bake at 325° for
  • 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the preserves, butter, honey, mustard,
  • Liquid Smoke if desired, ground cloves and remaining brown sugar.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until butter is melted and sugar is
  • dissolved. Uncover ham; brush with glaze.
  • Arrange the pineapple slices and peach halves over ham, securing with

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Peach-Glazed Ham (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • wooden toothpicks. Bake, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes or until a
  • meat thermometer reads 140° and ham is heated through. Discard
  • toothpicks before carving. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces ham equals 319 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 987 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer