Crowd Size Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze

Perfect for any gathering, glazed baked ham is the main dish of a holiday feast, elegant brunch or birthday dinner.Crowd Size Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze
6 to 8 pounds (3 to 4 kg) fully cooked smoked bone-in ham
Whole cloves, if desired
1 cup (250 mL) packed brown sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic or cider vinegar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground mustard
Orange slice, if desired
Maraschino cherry, if desired



  • 1Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • 2Place ham, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of ham and does not touch bone or rest in fat. Cover loosely and bake 1 1/4 to 2 1/4 hours or until thermometer reads 135ºF (13 to 17 minutes per pound).
  • 3About 20 minutes before ham is done, remove from oven. Pour drippings from pan. Remove any skin from ham. Cut uniform diamond shapes on fat surface of ham. Insert clove into each diamond. Stir together brown sugar, vinegar and mustard; pat or brush on ham. Bake uncovered 20 minutes longer.
  • 4Cover ham and let stand about 10 minutes or until thermometer reads 140ºF. Garnish with orange slices and cherries.

Tip : This ham is perfect for sandwiches, and you can save the bone for making soup!

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