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Glazed Baked Ham
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 5 mins
Glazed baked ham is a deliciously glazed traditional Christmas dish in Jamaica as well as other parts of the Caribbean.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Jamaican
Servings: 12 people
Author: Angela Lawrence
  • 4 lb ready-to-serve ham
  • A few whole cloves
For the glazing sauce
  • 1 cup cranberry sauce , or strawberry or raspberry jam
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup brown sugar (if using cranberry sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  1. Remove wrapping from ham. Score fat in a diamond pattern and stud with cloves.
  2. Bake ham in a 325F/165C oven for 2 hours or until a meat thermometer registers 130F/55C.

  3. In a saucepan, stir together cranberry sauce or jam, orange juice, lemon juice (brown sugar if using cranberry sauce) and mustard. Simmer glaze uncovered for 5 minutes to thicken.
  4. During the last 30 minutes of baking the ham, glaze by spooning glaze sauce it over every 10 minutes.
  5. Any remaining sauce can be served on the side.