Baked Ham with Sweet Bourbon-Mustard Glaze

Ham Basting
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Ratings (20)
  • Total: 105 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 90 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
938 Calories
37g Fat
60g Carbs
81g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 938
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 295mg 98%
Sodium 5265mg 229%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 81g
Calcium 117mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The bourbon mustard glaze adds unexpected flavor to this baked ham. This ham is baked with a flavorful bourbon and mustard glaze.

The bourbon and mustard glaze recipe takes just minutes to prepare. The ham is basted with the glaze throughout the baking time.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup good quality Kentucky bourbon
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 ham half about 6 to 8 pounds -- fully cooked

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine the honey and molasses; heat in the microwave or in a pan on the stove top. Stir in bourbon, orange juice, and mustard.

  2. Remove all but about 1/4-inch of fat from the ham, then place in a roasting pan. Bake at 325 for about 1 1/2 hours, or until a meat thermometer reaches 140 degrees (About 10 minutes per pound). Baste the ham occasionally with the honey-bourbon mixture.

  3. Transfer drippings to a saucepan and add remaining honey mixture; bring to a boil. Slice ham and serve with the glaze.