(from Faire Raven’s recipe box)
A combination of a few “copycat” recipes for Honey Baked Ham
- Spiral sliced honey smoked ham
- 1/2 cup pear juice
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1 cup sugar (I like to use 1/2 brown sugar and 1/2 white)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
- 1 dash ground ginger
- 1 dash ground allspice
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Place ham, cut end down, in a large baking pan.
Mix pear nectar and orange juice in a bowl.
Bake ham for 15 minutes basting frequently with juices.
Mix sugar, honey and spices together in a small bowl.
Brush mixture over ham and bake for another hour or until internal temperature reads 140°F.
Honey Baked Ham corporation uses a butane torch to caramelize the glaze to a crust.
The ham is placed on top of a huge metal drum covered with foil and caramelized.