Barq's Baked Ham

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Stacey Lawson
from New Orleans, LA

My mother always baked a ham at Christmas and Easter time. She taught me how to make this. It so dang easy and the ham comes out absolutely delicious. You'll have a hard time keeping everyone away before its dinnertime.

serves 10-12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 10-15 lb
    bone in ham, ready to eat
  • 1 l
    barq's rootbeer (not diet)
  • 1 can
    pineapple slices
  • 1 jar
    maraschino cherries
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
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How To Make

  • 1
    Place ham in sturdy baking pan. Pour root beer over ham. Cover with foil and bake in a 350 degree oven for three hours. Basting ham occasionally with drippings, about every half hour. If necessary you may want to put a baking sheet under the roasting pan so as not to spill inside of your oven.
  • 2
    After two hours, remove foil. Place brown sugar in a bowl and add drippings from the pan to create a loose paste. You want this to stick to the ham.
  • 3
    After a half hour, take ham out in order to place pineapple rings on ham with toothpicks. Then place a cherry inside of each pineapple. Then add more cherries if you want all over cause they are yummy!
  • 4
    Bake ham uncovered for another half hour. Remove from pan for slicing, let it rest first.
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