Pick your glaze and tuck this holiday ham into the oven. Glaze options include versions with Irish stout, lemon curd and mustard, and apricot preserves.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

15 mins
135 mins at 325°
Max Servings:
10 to 12 (3-ounce) servings plus leftovers

Glazed Easter Ham


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  • Place ham on rack in roasting pan. Insert an oven-going meat thermometer into center. Bake in 325 degrees F oven 2-/14 to 2-3/4 hours or until thermometer registers 140 degrees F. Brush ham with desired Holiday Glaze during last 20 to 30 minutes. Serve with Mint and Lemon Sprinkle. Makes 10 to 12 (3-ounce) servings plus leftovers.


Lemon-Mustard Glaze:

In a bowl stir together 1/2 cup lemon curd, 1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard, and 4 cloves garlic, minced. Makes 3/4 cup glaze.

Stout Glaze:

In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup Irish stout or apple cider and 1/4 cup each honey and butter. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Makes 3/4 cup glaze.

Apricot-Cherry Glaze:

In a bowl stir together 1/2 cup each apricot preserves and cherry preserves, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Makes 1 cup glaze.

Peach-Pineapple Glaze:

In a saucepan combine one undrained 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, 1/2 cup peach preserves, 2 tablespoons cider vinegar, and 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Makes 1-1/4 cups glaze.


If your ham weighs more than 8 pounds, cover it loosely with foil during the first 1 hour of roasting. This will prevent it from drying out.

Nutrition Facts (Glazed Easter Ham)

153 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 51mg; sodium 1146mg; potassium 247mg; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 1g; sugar 2g; protein 14g; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 4mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 8mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 1mg.

Mint and Lemon Sprinkle


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  • Combine mint, lemon peel, and garlic.