Glazed Baked Ham

It's easy to make a ham glaze. Give this one a try and you'll see. Simple and delicious!

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Servings: 16 to 20
Prep Time: 15 mins
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    1  5 - 6  pound 
    cooked ham (rump half or shank portion)
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    cloves (about 1 tsp.)
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    1   cup 
    packed brown sugar
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    1/2  cup 
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    1/4  cup 
    orange juice
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    1/4  cup 
    bourbon or orange juice
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    2   tablespoons 
    Dijon-style mustard

Score ham by making diagonal cuts in a diamond pattern. To stud the ham with cloves, push in the long end of a clove at intersections of each diamond. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert a meat thermometer, making sure the thermometer does not touch the bone.
Bake ham in a 325 degree F oven until meat thermometer registers 125 degree F. For rump half, allow 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours; for shank, allow 1-3/4 to 2 hours.
For glaze, in a medium saucepan, stir together brown sugar, honey, orange juice, bourbon, and mustard. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Brush about 1/4 cup of the glaze over ham. Bake, uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes more or until meat thermometer registers 135 degree F. Let stand 15 minutes before carving. (The meats temperature will rise 5 degree F during standing.)
Reheat remaining glaze and serve with ham. Makes 16 to 20 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 248, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 50, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 23, sodium (mg) 1292, Starch () 2, Lean Meat () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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