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Sugar Glazed Gammon

Ingredients
  Gammon 3 1⁄2 Pound
  Gammon piece 4 Pound (Corner, 1 1/2 - 2 Kilogram)
  Bay leaf 1
  Rosemary sprig 1
  Carrot 1
  Onion 1
  Clove 1
  French mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Demerara sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat moderate oven (350°F, 180°C or Gas No. 4)
2) Take a mild cured bacon to prepare this dish.
3) Soak the joints for 24 hours.
4) Drain and change the water once or twice in between.
5) In a bowl place the gammon cover with cold water and soak overnight.
6) To cook the gammon either bake or boil.

MAKING
7) To bake gammon, wrap in a foil, add bay leaf or sprig of rosemary for flavour.
8) Place in roasting tin and bake allowing 30 minutes per lb (450 g).
9) Stir in bay leaf or sprig of rosemary, 1 carrot and 1 small onion stuck with a clove.
10) Cover and simmer allowing 30 minutes to the lb (450 g).
11) With a small sharp knife, peel the rind.
12) Spread fat generously with French mustard. Coat with Demerara sugar.
13) Arrange the trivet in a roasting tin and crisp off in a hot oven (400°F, 200°C or Gas No. 6) for 10-15 minutes.

SERVING
14) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Ham
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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