Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce Recipe

5 1 3
Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce Recipe
Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce Recipe

Read Reviews
5 1 3
Publisher Photo
The centerpiece of a beautiful spring family dinner. this golden ham with tangy jewel-toned sauce is impressive to serve. —Eunice Stoen, Decorah, Iowa
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 fully-cooked ham with bone (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • Whole Cloves
  • CUMBERLAND SAUCE:
  • 1 cup red currants or apple jelly
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine or apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Directions

Remove skin from ham; score the surface with shallow diagonal cuts. Making diamond shapes. Mix brown sugar and mustard; rub into fat of ham. Insert a whole clove in center of each diamond. Place ham in a large roaster with a baking rack. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20-22 minutes per pound or until ham is heated through and thermometer reads 140°. For sauce, combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring often. Serve over the sliced ham. (Sauce recipe can be doubled if desired.) Yield: 8-10 servings (1-3/4 cups sauce).
Originally published as Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce in Taste of Home February/March 1994, p31

Nutritional Facts

8 ounce-weight: 325 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 1233mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.

  • 1/2 fully-cooked ham with bone (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • Whole Cloves
  • CUMBERLAND SAUCE:
  • 1 cup red currants or apple jelly
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine or apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  1. Remove skin from ham; score the surface with shallow diagonal cuts. Making diamond shapes. Mix brown sugar and mustard; rub into fat of ham. Insert a whole clove in center of each diamond. Place ham in a large roaster with a baking rack. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20-22 minutes per pound or until ham is heated through and thermometer reads 140°. For sauce, combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring often. Serve over the sliced ham. (Sauce recipe can be doubled if desired.) Yield: 8-10 servings (1-3/4 cups sauce).
Originally published as Baked Ham with Cumberland Sauce in Taste of Home February/March 1994, p31

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forBaked Ham with Cumberland Sauce

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
cwbuff User ID: 441425 4788
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"easy and elegant way to serve ham! Gourmet results with a minimum of time and fussing! Great for holiday or company dinners, or just for the family on Sunday. I keep red currant jelly on hand just for this recipe, since I like to serve ham a lot."

Loading Image