Honey-Glazed Baked Ham (Crowd Size)

No holiday feast would be complete without clove-studded ham baked with a honey-mustard glaze.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 50 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

6
to 8 pounds fully cooked smoked bone-in ham
Whole cloves, if desired
1/4
cup honey
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 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.
  • 2 Roast 12 to 16 minutes per pound in 325ºF oven or until thermometer reads 120ºF.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 Mix honey, mustard and ground cloves; brush on ham. Roast uncovered about 20 minutes longer or until thermometer reads 135°F.
  • 5 Cover ham with tent of aluminum foil and let stand about 10 minutes or until thermometer reads 140ºF.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
1470 mg
1470 %;
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
8 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
26 g
26 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.