Ginger Ale Ham Glaze for Easter Dinner

Rose Mary Mogan

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@cookinginillinois

I created this recipe to glaze the 10 pound Hillshire Spiral Ham that I made for our 2014 Easter Dinner.

I simply substituted ginger ale for another liquid ingredient I had used in another recipe.

The glaze was thick and rich and just the right amber color to go over the ham. It is a very simple recipe and the addition of ground cloves and added butter, made this a perfect Ham glaze for our ham. This is a double recipe, so if you want less cut the recipe in half, but we enjoyed having the extra glaze on our ham.


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Serves:

Enough to glaze a 10 pound ham

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
good quality ginger ale
1 c
stone ground mustard
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1 1/2 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
These are the main ingredients to make the Ham glaze.
2
Add the ginger ale, ground mustard cloves, and brown sugar to a medium sauce pan. Stir to blend.
3
Place over medium heat and bring to a boil, whisking as you go. Do not leave sauce pan idle, or it can quickly boil over. Continue to stir as glaze will thicken in just a few minutes about 5 to 10 minutes.
4
When glaze becomes syrupy remove from heat and add butter, then stir till butter melts, then brush glaze over ham, return ham to oven, and bake for 10 minutes, repeat steps for 2 additional times till ham is completely glazed and glistens from the glaze. Allow to cool separate and arrange slices on serving platter.
5
Serve extra sauce as desired to go with ham slices.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy