Apricot-Glazed Ham

Apricot-Glazed Ham

Ingredients

  • 5 pound fully cooked whole boneless ham
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 2/3 cup apricot nectar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Place ham on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 325 degree F. oven for 1 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 145°F with a three minute rest time. (about 15-18 minutes per pound.)

  2. For the glaze, in a small saucepan combine brown sugar, cornstarch, nutmeg and cloves. Stir in apricot nectar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.

  3. Brush ham with glaze. Continue baking 15-20 minutes more, brushing occasionally with glaze.

Recipe Source

National Pork Board