Sweet Cherry Ham

Sweet Cherry Ham

Tart cherries are sweetened up and used as a glaze for ham in this simple recipe.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
15
PREP TIME
10 mins

Sweet Cherry Ham

Tart cherries are sweetened up and used as a glaze for ham in this simple recipe.

Sweet Cherry Ham
SERVINGS
15
PREP TIME
10 mins
Ingredients
  • 1  7 - 8  pound cooked spiral-sliced ham
  • 1/2  cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4  cup light-color corn syrup
  • 1   tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1   tablespoon unsweetened pineapple juice
  •  Cherry Sauce (see recipe below)
Cherry Sauce
  • 2  16  ounces cans pitted tart red cherries (water pack)
  • 1/2  cup sugar
  • 2   tablespoons cornstarch
  •  Several drops almond extract

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Directions
1. 
Place ham in a shallow roasting pan according to package directions; discard packet of glaze. Cover ham with foil. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 1 hour.
2. 
Meanwhile, for Pineapple Glaze, in a small saucepan combine brown sugar, corn syrup, cornstarch, and pineapple juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until bubbly.
3. 
Remove ham from oven; remove foil. Brush ham generously with pineapple glaze. Continue baking, uncovered, about 30 minutes more or until ham is well glazed and an instant-read thermometer registers 140 degrees F.
4. 
Meanwhile, prepare Cherry Sauce. Cover and keep warm.
5. 
Transfer the ham to a serving platter. Serve ham with sauce. Makes 15 servings.
Cherry Sauce
1. 
Place ham in a shallow roasting pan according to package directions; discard packet of glaze. Cover ham with foil. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 1 hour.
2. 
Meanwhile, for Pineapple Glaze, in a small saucepan combine brown sugar, corn syrup, cornstarch, and pineapple juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until bubbly.
3. 
Remove ham from oven; remove foil. Brush ham generously with pineapple glaze. Continue baking, uncovered, about 30 minutes more or until ham is well glazed and an instant-read thermometer registers 140 degrees F.
4. 
Meanwhile, prepare Cherry Sauce. Cover and keep warm.
5. 
Transfer the ham to a serving platter. Serve ham with sauce. Makes 15 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 473, Fat, total (g) 19, chol. (mg) 125, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 25, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 48, vit. A (IU) 437, vit. C (mg) 1, sodium (mg) 3186, calcium (mg) 30, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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