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Christmas Glazed Ham


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Cook Time : 1:15 h
  • Ready In : 1:15 h


  • 1 whole pre-cooked bone-in ham
  • about 70 whole cloves
  • For the sugar glaze:
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 75g maple syrup or golden syrup
  • 60ml rum, pineapple juice or apple juice


Step 1

Preheat oven to 150C. Place the ham on a large oven tray and warm in oven for 10-15 minutes until the skin starts to loosen (this helps it peel off easily). While the ham is warming, make the glaze by mixing together all ingredients.

Step 2

Remove ham from oven and increase temperature to 180C. Cut through skin around shank then peel o ham skin by gently pushing your fingers between skin and fat. Discard the skin.

Step 3

Use a sharp knife to lightly score the fat in diagonal cross-hatches. Insert a clove at each of the points where the cross-hatches intersect. Brush ham all over with the glaze and bake until golden (about 1 hour), basting with remaining glaze as needed. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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