Cranberry Orange Glazed Ham
|Smoked fully cooked ham||18 Pound (1 Piece)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), divided|
|Cranberry juice cocktail||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cider vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Prepared mustard||3 Tablespoon|
|Oranges||3 , sliced|
|Maraschino cherries||6 , halved|
Slice skin from ham.
Score fat on ham in a diamond design, and stud with cloves.
Place ham, fat side up, on rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer, making sure it does not touch fat or bone.
Bake at 325° for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cranberry juice, honey, cider vinegar, flour, mustard, and butter in a saucepan, mixing well.
Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute.
Coat exposed portion of ham with remaining sugar.
Place orange slices on ham, securing in centers with wooden picks; leave tips of picks exposed.
Place cherry half on each pick.
Pour hot cranberry mixture over ham; bake an additional 1 hour or until thermometer registers 140°, basting ham with pan juices twice.