No holiday feast would be complete without clove-studded ham baked with a honey-mustard glaze.
to 8 pounds fully cooked smoked bone-in ham
Whole cloves, if desired
teaspoon ground cloves
teaspoon ground mustard
Place ham, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting. Insert meat thermometer into ham surface at a slight angle or through the end of the ham so tip is in center of thickest part of ham and does not touch bone or fat.
Roast 12 to 16 minutes per pound in 325ºF oven or until thermometer reads 120ºF.
Remove ham from oven. Pour drippings from pan. Remove any skin from ham. Cut fat surface of ham lightly in uniform diamond shapes; insert whole clove in each diamond.
Mix honey, mustard and ground cloves; brush on ham. Roast uncovered about 20 minutes longer or until thermometer reads 135°F.
Cover ham with tent of aluminum foil and let stand about 10 minutes or until thermometer reads 140ºF.
Looking for an easy and attractive garnish for this succulent ham? Use small whole pears, grape clusters and mint sprigs, or orange slices and maraschino cherries.
This ham is perfect for sandwiches, and you can save the bone for making soup!
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 7 g
- Saturated Fat
- 2 g
- 65 mg
- 1470 mg
- Total Carbohydrate
- 8 g
- Dietary Fiber
- 26 g
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.