My Mother's Holiday Ham

My Mother's Holiday Ham Recipe

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Josephine Quick


Every Christmas and Thanksgiving my mother would always bake this Ham.Great flavor the next day for breakfast, or sandwiches, or ham and biscuit.


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2 Hr


  • 1
    10 pound fully cooked, bone in ham
  • 15
    whole cloves
  • 2 c
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 c
    brown mustard
  • 1 c
    apple juice
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple slices

How to Make My Mother's Holiday Ham


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree, Remove skin from ham and trim fat, to 1/4 inch thickness, Make shallow cuts in fat in a diamond pattern. Push cloves into ham in a decorative pattern; place in a lightly grease roasting pan.
  2. Stir together brown sugar and next 3ingredients. Pour over ham, saving 1/4 cup for basting the ham. bake for 2 hour or until meat thermometer inserted read 140. basting with juices and remaining glaze every 20 minutes.

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About My Mother's Holiday Ham

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

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