Use this Glazed Ham recipe to make a honey baked ham for your holiday dinner! The juicy ham has an irresistible, sweet, and tangy glaze.
A glazed ham is the star of an Easter dinner and a ham is also a must for my family at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners as well. You can make an outstanding honey baked ham with a few simple ingredients for a fraction of the price!
How To Make A Glaze For Ham
Start by putting the glaze ingredients in a small bowl. You’ll need honey, brown sugar, orange juice concentrate, ground mustard, chili powder, and ground cloves.
What else can I add to the glaze for ham?
- Honey: You can use swap out the honey with brown sugar and a little extra liquid.
- Brown Sugar: The brown sugar can be swapped out with all honey.
- Orange Juice: The orange juice concentrate can be substituted with pineapple juice concentrate.
- Ground Mustard: You can substitute the 1/2 teaspoon of ground mustard with a teaspoon or two of regular or spicy mustard.
Whisk the glaze ingredients until combined.
Do I need to cook the glaze first?
No, the glaze for the ham does not need to be cooked ahead of time. It will cook on the ham while the ham is baking in the oven.
Remove the ham from the wrapper and use knife to score the ham. Scoring the ham will allow the flavors to get further into the ham giving it more flavor.
Line the bottom of your roasting pan with a couple of layers of heavy-duty foil to make cleanup easier. Place the ham on the rack and add a cup of water to the roasting pan.
Then, brush about half of the glaze over the ham. Tent the ham by placing a large piece of foil loosely over the ham securing it to the roasting pan. Bake at 325˚F for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Remove the honey baked ham from the oven and discard the foil tent. Brush the ham with half of the remaining glaze. Then, bake the ham uncovered for 20 minutes.
Brush the ham with the remaining glaze and return to the oven for an additional 20 minutes, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 140˚F.
If you want your glazed ham to be more caramelized on the outside, you can put it under the broiler for about three minutes or use a kitchen torch.
What should I serve with glazed ham?
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