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Spiced Holiday Ham

 Spiced Holiday Ham
This glazed ham is one of my family's favorites, so I serve it often at holiday time. Currant jelly, mustard and brown sugar add a special flavor.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 bone-in half ham (5 to 7 pounds)
  • 15 whole cloves
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) currant jelly
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Score ham; insert cloves in cuts. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in.
  • baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20 minutes per pound.
  • Combine jelly, sugar, vinegar, mustard and cinnamon; brush half over
  • ham. Bake 15 minutes. Brush remaining jelly mixture over ham. Bake
  • for 15 minutes, basting occasionally, or until a meat thermometer
  • reads 140°. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 408 calories, 22 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 1,535 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer