Brown Sugar Honey Crusted Ham
|Ham half||8 Pound (shank end, smoked)|
|Honey||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Nutmeg||2 Teaspoon, ground|
|Cloves||1 Teaspoon, ground|
|Cinnamon||1 Teaspoon, ground|
Remove skin and excess fat from ham.
Place ham, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil.
Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Brush honey all over ham.
Combine brown sugar and next 3 ingredients; pat sugar mixture over honey, coating ham thoroughly.
Bake, uncovered, for 1 more hour or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of ham registers 140°.
Remove to a serving platter.
Garnish, if desired.