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Raisin Sauce for Ham Recipe
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Raisin Sauce for Ham Recipe

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The raisins cook up plump and soft in this savory golden sauce that will dress up ham for Easter dinner or anytime. A tart hint of lemon balances the fruit's sweetness. You can mix up this delicious accompaniment in minutes. —Lavonne Hartel Williston, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 114 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch and mustard. Stir in the water, raisins, vinegar, lemon juice and peel until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in butter until melted. Serve warm over sliced ham. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Raisin Sauce for Ham in Taste of Home April/May 2001, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 114 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2012

I have been using this recipe for a couple years. It has become a family favorite and a tradition to serve this sauce with holiday ham dinners. Delicious!

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Reviewed Mar. 24, 2008

Delicious recipe! Mine came out brown, like gravy, perhaps because I had dark brown sugar? Very easy to make.

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2008

Very awesome recipe!! I added Craisins because I didn't have raisins and it was teriffic!!!

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