Old-Fashioned Glazed Whole Ham


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp dry mustard powder
  • Pinch each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves
  • 1 Kentucky Legend Whole Ham


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, apple cider, vinegar and butter; bring to boil. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves and the mixture is syrupy. Stir in mustard powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  2. Place ham, fat side up, on rack in roasting pan; pour 1 cup water into pan. Brush ham with 1/4 cup glaze. Cover pan tightly with foil; bake for 1 hour, adding more water if needed.
  3. Increase heat to 400˚F. Brush ham with 1/4 cup glaze. Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 50 minutes, brushing several times with remaining glaze, until thermometer inserted in center registers 145°F.
  4. Transfer to cutting board; tent with foil and let stand for 15 minutes before slicing.

Tip: Stud ham with whole cloves if desired.

Nutrition Information

Per 1/8 recipe
Calories 430
Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 155mg
Sodium 3260mg
Carbohydrate 21g
Fiber 0g
Sugars 20g
Protein 51g
*Note – nutrition information is based on a 5lb ham. Ham weight will vary.
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