Pineapple/Cherry Brown Sugar Ham

Elizabeth Lancaster


I love to cook! And I love to cook with pork, there are so many different ways to season pork,sweet,sour even a little bit of both, it's just as easy to make as chicken, you can grill it,bake it,broil it, the list goes on and on. I grew up on a Hog Farm in Nebraska and we learned to make pork many different ways, this is one of the ways I make my Easter Ham's. I hope this Ham finds its way to your table top soon! Enjoy!!


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18-20 people
10 Min
3 Hr


  • 1 large
    18-20 lb ham with bone in (fully cooked)
  • 2 can(s)
    pineapple rings (reserve juice)
  • 1 jar(s)
    marachino cherries (10 oz)
  • 2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1-2 tsp
    ground cloves

  • 3 c
    ham drippings
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Pineapple/Cherry Brown Sugar Ham


  1. pre heat oven to 325*
  2. Place ham, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan, using toothpicks, place both cans of pineapple rings on the top and sides of the ham, place cherries in the middle of the pineapple rings using toothpicks as well.
    Cover with lid or tinfoil, and bake at 325* for about 18 minutes per pound, until meat thermometer reaches 160°.
  3. Combine glaze ingredients in saucepan; bring to a boil and boil for about 2 minutes (be careful not to let it boil over). About 20 minutes before the ham is done, spoon about half of the glaze over top of ham, then about 10 minutes before done, spread remaining glaze over ham.
  4. I always save some glaze for the dinner table so that folks can using it as a aju sauce almost :)

    I pray this Easy yet amazing Ham brings many memories to your Dinner Table! Enjoy
  5. P.S. The drippings also make an AMAZING spice gravy!!

    Simply Use Cornstarch and Water to make your gravy
  6. Ham Gravy:
    3 Cups of Ham drippings
    2 Tbsp of Cornstarch
    1/2 c water

    Heat over meduim-high heat, a pan of drippings to a boil, in a small bowl whisk cornstarch and water until smooth, once drippings begin to boil, whisk in mixture, whisking thoroughly until gravy is thick, remove from heat and serve over mash potatoes.
    ENJOY!!!!!!!! :)

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About Pineapple/Cherry Brown Sugar Ham

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free

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