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Gift Wrapped Ham With Raisin Wine Sauce

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Ingredients
  Canned ham 3 Pound (1 can, Oscar Mayer Jubilee oblong)
For pastry
  Pie crust mix 9 1⁄2 Ounce (1 package)
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Sage 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
For raisin wine sauce
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Currant jelly 10 Ounce (1 jar)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2. Turn out the ham from its can.

MAKING
3. To prepare the pastry, follow the package directions, adding mustard and sage to dry pie crust mix.
4. Roll pastry out to a 17-inch square.
5. Place the ham in center and cover it like neatly like a package.
6. Moisten the edges with cold water and seal well.
7. Place the ham package, seam-side down on baking sheet.
8. Cut out strips to make a bow, using the leftover pastry. Decorate ham parcel to resemble a gift, sticking the pastry by dampening with cold water.
9. Give the pastry a generous egg wash to get a nice rich golden color. Sprinkle paprika on ribbon and bow for color and taste.
10. Bake the ham for 1 hour in the hot oven.
11. In the meantime, prepare the Raisin Sauce by combining all ingredients except jelly in a saucepan.
12. Cook, stirring constantly on medium low for 5 minutes or until sauce is thick. Add in jelly and stir until it melts and blends into the sauce.

SERVING
13. Slice the Gift Wrapped Ham and serve it with the Raisin Wine Sauce

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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