Cherry-Crowned Ham Loaf Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
MethodInterest Group


 Rye bread crumbs1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground ham1 Pound
 Ground pork1 Pound
 Chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Snipped parsley1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Mustard1 Teaspoon
 Canned pitted sour cherry16 Ounce
 Cornstarch4 Teaspoon
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Red food coloring1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2694 Calories from Fat 1204

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.6%

Saturated Fat 49.7 g248.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1000.8 mg333.6%

Sodium 1727.3 mg72%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.8%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36.2%

Sugars 96.4 g

Protein 199 g398.5%

Vitamin A 29.7% Vitamin C 53.8%

Calcium 42.9% Iron 89.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine bread crumbs and milk in large bowl; add ham, pork, onion, parsley, mustard and eggs.
Mix well; pack into 1 1/2-quart round baking dish.
Bake for 1 hour at 325 to 350 degrees.
Drain cherries; reserve syrup.
Add enough water to syrup to measure 1 cup liquid.
Place liquid in saucepan; stir in corn- starch, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and clear; add cherries and food coloring.
Cook until heated through.
Pour drippings from baking dish.
Unmold ham loaf on platter.
Top with small amount of cherry sauce.
Serve with remaining sauce.