Glazed Spiral Ham
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8-10
  • 8-10 pound spiral ham
  • 1 cup light or dark brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  1. Remove ham from refrigerator at least 2 hours before cooking to bring it to room temperature
  2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together all of the ingredients for glaze
  3. Bring to simmer and cook for 1-2 minutes or until sugar dissolves and glaze thickens slightly
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F
  5. Unwrap ham and place in large roasting pan cut side down
  6. Brush ½ of the glaze over the ham
  7. Wrap tightly with foil
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes per pound or until ham reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees F
  9. Remove from oven and remove foil
  10. Brush remaining glaze over ham, be sure to get in between slices ** see notes
  11. Return to the oven and continue cooking for an additional 8-10 minutes
  12. Remove from oven and loosely wrap with foil and let rest 15 minutes before carving and serving
  1. If glaze hardens, return to heat to loosen
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