Baked Ham With Apricot Brandy Glaze Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time2 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Ham1 (For Baking)
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Apricot/Other fruit brandy1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Apricots1 Can (10 oz)
 French mustard1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 441 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.3%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 156.4 mg

Sodium 162 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.3%

Sugars 38.3 g

Protein 51 g101.2%

Vitamin A 20.7% Vitamin C 9%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1 In a baking tray, place the ham and bake at 350F.

MAKING
2 One hour before the ham has completely baked, remove it from the oven.
3 Carefully cut away the rind.
4 Using a sharp knife, score the underlying fat.
5 Cut it into diamond patterns.
6 Press brown sugar into the fat.
7 Generously drizzle with fruit brandy.
8 Drain the apricots from the can, reserving the syrup.
9 Add mustard to the syrup.
10 Transfer the mixture to a pan and gently heat.
11 Pour the syrup over the ham and place in the oven again.
12 Bake for another 60 minutes or until done.
13 Baste the ham with pan juices every fifteen minutes.

SERVING
14 Decorate with apricots and serve.
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