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Baked Brown Sugar Ham

This post is sponsored by Frick Quality Meats. All opinions are my own as always.

Nothing is easier or more delicious than a beautiful, caramelized Baked Ham with Brown Sugar, Bourbon, and Ginger Glaze. A perfect meal for a simple Sunday dinner, to feed a crowd, or for holiday entertaining.

Looking for the perfect holiday ham dish? Look no further than this brown sugar ham recipe. Juicy, tender slices of ham with ginger, apple cider and bourbon are the ultimate addition to your holiday menu. 

This ham just went from great to amazing with this Brown Sugar, Bourbon, and Ginger Glaze. 

Frick’s Quality Meats has been creating is over five generations. When choosing Frick’s, you are getting the finest handpicked cuts of meat, cured with pure cane sugar. Slow roasted in small batches over American hardwood that locks in the sweet, smoky goodness. There is an incredible flavor in every bite. 

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If you are a ham lover, then you will love this recipe! Only 5 ingredients needed for this delicious ham.

Pour 2 cups of apple cider into a casserole dish. Score ham on all sides in a diamond pattern and place into the pot with the apple cider. Cover and cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Remove ham from the dish, cover and keep warm. Reserve 1 cup of liquid from the dish and discard the rest.

Stir ginger, bourbon, brown sugar and reserved liquid into a saucepan. Set to the stove top to High and cook, uncovered for 10 minutes until mixture is reduced and thickened. Brush ham with brown sugar mixture and serve.

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Baked Brown Sugar Ham

Baked Brown Sugar Ham

Ingredients

  • 1 bone-in, Frick's Quality Meat fully cooked 1/2 ham (4-5 pounds),
  • 2 cups of apple cider,
  • 1 3-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated,
  • 1/4 cup bourbon,
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375 F.
  2. Pour 2 cups of apple cider into a casserole dish.
  3. Score ham on all sides in a diamond pattern and place into the pot with the apple cider.
  4. Cover and cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  5. Remove ham from the dish, cover and keep warm.
  6. Reserve 1 cup of liquid from the dish and discard the rest.
  7. Stir ginger, bourbon, brown sugar and reserved liquid into a saucepan.
  8. Set stove top to High and cook, uncovered for 10 minutes until mixture is reduced and thickened. Brush ham with brown sugar mixture and serve.

Nettie Moore is the cook, baker, photographer and designer behind Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog. Nettie is a self-trained cook and baker. She loves creating easy recipes that don’t call for a lot of unknown ingredients. Nettie’s Blueberry Skillet Cake has been featured in Taste Of Home Magazine and her Peach Raspberry Pie has won awards! She was born and raised in Southern California and now calls New England her home, where she lives with her husband and two children. Follow Nettie on her blog, Moore or Less Cooking, or on FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOOGLE+ | PINTEREST BLOGLOVIN INSTAGRAMFree email subscription

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Chris

Tuesday 16th of April 2019

If we don't buy bourbon, can you make a suggestion for a substitution that would work well?

Nettie

Tuesday 16th of April 2019

You could substitute with vanilla or apple cider.

Miz Helen

Saturday 27th of October 2018

Your Brown Sugar Ham looks delicious, I am so glad to be coming into ham season! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great weekend and come back soon! Miz Helen

Nettie

Saturday 27th of October 2018

Thank you so much Miz Helen! So happy that you like it! Nettie

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