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Maple Baked Fresh Ham With Raisin Sauce

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Maple baked fresh ham with raisin sauce is a flavorful and savory pork recipe. Spiced with ginger, nutmeg, cloves and allspice, this savory ham roast is cooked with the maple syrup and great for occasions.
Ingredients
  Pork leg 7 Pound (Fresh Ham)
  Whole cloves 16
  Maple syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Raisin sauce 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Score fat on ham in a diamond design, and stud with cloves.
Place ham, fat side up, on a rack in a roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer, making sure it does not touch fat or bone.
Combine syrup, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice; stir well, and pour over ham.
Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 to 3 hours or until meat thermometer registers 160° (25 to 30 minutes per pound).
Baste ham with drippings every 20 to 30 minutes.
If ham browns too quickly, cover loosely with foil.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Pork

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