Bourbon Baked Ham
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 2 hours 20 min.
- 1 bone-in fully cooked spiral-sliced ham (7 to 9 pounds)
- 1 cup honey
- 1/2 cup bourbon
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 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 2 hours.
- In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; cook and stir until smooth.
- Brush ham with some of the glaze; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 140°, brushing occasionally with remaining glaze.
Nutrition Facts6 ounce-weight: 379 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 1958mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 38g protein.
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Mar 29, 2016
Nice flavor. I reduced the amount of molasses, as I use full-flavor molasses and I thought it might be overpowering. I will definitely use this glaze again, next will be on a whole chicken.
Mar 19, 2015
I haven't made this yet, but it sounds great. I'm wondering if this would be the same with a ham that is not spiral cut, I prefer a ham that isn't spiral cut. Let me know what you think.
Mar 30, 2013
This glaze will be a staple in our home.
Mar 25, 2013
This is a wonderful recipe! I've already used it 1 Easters in a row and the recipients absolutely loved it.This bourbon sauce is great for ther meats as well. Absolutely delicous~~
Mar 1, 2013
It was really good but it wasn't very pretty with the dark glaze. Everyone said they liked it though.
Dec 24, 2012
Freaking incredible!The one thing I've done to make it better is used a turkey baster w/syringe tip to "inject" glaze between the spiral slices during the 2-3 bastings I do.
Apr 15, 2012
This was really good but too much work for a glaze. I used dark rum since I had no bourbon on hand and it worked great.
Apr 13, 2012
I forgot to mention in my review below that I used a Ready to Cook ham instead of a fully-cooked spiral ham. I cooked it a couple of hours and then glazed it. Next time I will cut back on the baking time, but it was really moist and tender anyway. Fabulous!
Apr 13, 2012
This recipe is defintely a keeper! I made it a couple of nights ago, and my husband and I both loved it. I used home-made sorghum molasses which is very sweet, so I cut back to 1/4 cup. I also used 3/4 cup honey instead of the full cup. It still made a lot of glaze and was plenty sweet. Kudos!
Apr 9, 2012
Used this recipe for my Easter ham and it got rave reviews. Only thing to change is to cook it for only 1 1/2 hours and I did it covered with foil to retain moisture. The glaze was yummy and easy!