Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Cider-Baked Ham

This ham is perfect for the holidays or when company is coming over for dinner.

12-14 lb cooked ham
whole cloves
2 cups apple cider
1 stick cinnamon
1 tsp whole cloves
1/2 tsp all spice
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 cup honey

Place ham in a shallow roasting pan. Score diagonal lines in fat with the tip of a knife to for diamond shapes, being careful not to cut into meat. Stud each diamond with a whole clove. Combine apple cider,cinnamon, 1 tsp cloves and all spice in a small saucepan;heat to boiling.Cover and simmer 5 mins;pour over ham bake uncovered at 325 basting every 30 mins with cider sauce for 3 hrs.
Remove ham from oven and increase temp to 400. Combine brown sugar and honey in a small sauce pan. Cook over low heat stirring until sugar is melted. Brush over top of ham. Return ham to 400 degree oven bake 30 mins brushing every 10 min with remaining honey mixture. Remove from heat let stand 20 mins before serving

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