Baked Holiday Ham Recipe

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Baked Holiday Ham

Amy Alusa


My mom always made our hams this way, and I have to say they were deliciously- delicious! We always had lots of compliments and asking for the recipe! We usually made it for Easter, but occasionally we would make it for Christmas Eve, or New Year's Day either. Great served hot with twice baked or mashed potatoes and a squash, or green leafy side- or even served cold with a potato salad which we liked to do on Easter with a picnic!

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15 Min


1 Hr


3-4 lb
ham shank or if you need to-a large canned ham
3/4 c
orange juice, frozen concentrate-don't add water
3/4 can(s)
coca cola
3/4 c
dark brown sugar
whole cloves

Directions Step-By-Step

Wash and pat dry ham. Score cross hatching around the shank or over the top and sides of canned ham. Insert one whole clove into the center of each square of the squared cross hatching. Insert it all the way 'till the bulb meets the ham.
Mix together the orange juice, coke and brown sugar. Pour 1/2 of the mixture over the ham. Bake at 350F for about 40 minutes. Pour remaining glazing over the top and bake another 20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Hashtag: #ham