Orange and Cranberry Glaze for Ham

Pam Ellingson

By
@wmnofoz

For those who like the sweet and tart taste of cranberries and oranges combined, this makes a great glaze for Thanksgiving or Christmas hams. Quick and easy too.


Haven't made this lately so I used a Google image til Thanksgiving or Christmas.


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Serves:

Glazes one ham with extra for passing at the table

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
fresh cranberries, chopped fine
1 c
unsweetened orange juice
2 to 3 Tbsp
dijon or whole grain mustard
2 to 3 tsp
horseradish (optional)
1 1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 to 4 tsp
sugar or sugar substitute, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small saucepan (or microwaveable bowl), place all ingredients except sugar/sugar substitute.
2
Stir well and cook over medium low heat until thickened, remove from heat and let cool slightly. Add sugar or substitute to taste. Mixture should be tart, but not astringent.
3
Alternate Microwave method: Stir well. Microwave on high until the mixture thickens, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stirring several times during cooking. Set aside to cool. Add sugar or substitute to taste.
4
Spread glaze over the ham during the last hour of cooking, repeat glazing once or twice. If glaze begins gets too dark cover with foil to avoid burning.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #orange, #ham, #glaze, #Cranberry