Think of Easter dinner, and your mind probably wanders to juicy, baked ham. Here is a main dish that's destined to become a tradition as time honored as dying Easter eggs. The sweet pineapple glaze is irresistible. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
15 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Bake: 2 hours
- 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (7 to 9 pounds)
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 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
- 1-1/2 hours.
- In a large saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a
- boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half, about 20 minutes.
- Brush ham with some of the glaze; bake 30-60 minutes longer or until
- a meat thermometer reads 140°, brushing occasionally with
- remaining glaze. Yield: 15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked ham equals 245 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 1,139 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer