How to Make Maple Glazed Ham

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Mar. 18, 2013

There is no better pair then salty and sweet and this combination comes to life with our ham and maple syrup glaze. Ham is a staple at Easter time for our family but this recipe would also be great for those first time entertainers throughout the year.


For maple glazed ham
Spiral ham 4 Pound (3
For glaze
Pure maple syrup 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon



1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F.


2. For glaze, in a small saucepan, add maple syrup, brown sugar, Dijon mustard and cinnamon. Place the pan over medium heat and cook for about 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves

3. In a roasting pan, place ham and insert a digital thermometer into the middle of the ham. With a piece of foil cover the pan. Put the ham in the oven and cook until the internal temperature reaches 144 degree.

4. Baste ham with glaze every 15 minutes. Remove the ham from oven and allow it to rest for 10 minutes before carving.


5. Serve and enjoy!


You can also baste using:

For Soy and Orange Glaze:

Reduced sodium soy sauce- ¼ cup

Orange- 1, juice, zest

Brown sugar- ¼ cup


In a saucepan, combine soy sauce, orange zest, orange juice, and brown sugar. Stir well and cook on medium heat until sugar has dissolved.

Pounds Cooked (covered) Basted (time points) Done

3-5 lb. 0 - 10:00 10:00 | 25:00 | 40:00 45:00

6-9 lb. 0 - 45:00 45:00 | 60:00 | 75:00 90:00

10+ lb. 0 - 60:00 60:00 | 90:00 | 120:00 150:00 | 135:00

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 340Calories from Fat 77

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 132 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 12 g

Protein 50 g100%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet