Wonderful Ham Glazes!
- brown sugar
Chop fresh or canned cherries; mix with honey. Baste ham with it several times during time ham is baking.
Coat ham with brown sugar and baste with sweet cider.
Coat ham with thin layer of prepared mustard; sprinkle generously with brown sugar. Or I like to mix sugar and mustard and spread all over ham. I also add either crushed cloves or stick cloves in surface of ham.
Mix 1 cup crushed pineapple (drained) and 1 cup brown sugar. Spread over ham. Baste ham often during time of baking with the Pineapple juice.
Boil 1 cup brown sugar with 1/2 cup water for 5 minutes. Baste ham several times while ham is baking with this syrup.
Use plain pure maple syrup to baste ham while baking. (not too often).
1 cup of any tart jelly melted and cooked with 1 tablespoon cornstarch until clear makes a delicious basting coating.
Use the juice and grated peel of 1 orange with 1 cup brown sugar or orange marmalade; garnish with orange slices.