Apr 182014

6 pound cooked ham
15 oz. can pineapple slices
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
Maraschino cherries
whole cloves

Preheat oven to 325F.
Remove skin from ham and discard.
Place ham in a baking pan fat side up.
Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake about 30 minutes a pound or 140F on meat thermometer.
Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup of juice. Combine the reserved juice, brown sugar and honey in a saucepan; cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
Remove foil from ham; score fat in a diamond pattern.
Brush ham with pineapple-honey mixture.
Arrange pineapple slices and cherries in a pattern over the top of the ham, securing them with toothpicks.
Stud with cloves.
Brush again with pineapple-honey mixture.
Bake an additional 30 minutes basting with pineapple-honey mixture.

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 April 18, 2014  Posted by at 8:44 am Entrees