Apricot-Glazed Ham

Cut:

Falls Brand Ham

Ingredients:

  • 10-pound fully cooked whole Falls Brand boneless ham

  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 2/3 cup apricot nectar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions:

Remove net. 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 140 degrees F. (about 15-18 minutes per pound.)


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.


Brush ham with glaze. Continue baking 15-20 minutes more, brushing occasionally with glaze. For 10lb. ham double glaze ingredients.


* Serves 20


Photo: Courtesy of the National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.