Baked honey ham

Baked honey ham


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About this recipe: A delicious alternative for the classic Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner. Ham is studded with cloves and baked with a honey and butter glaze. Simple, yet utterly delicious.


Serves: 15 

  • 1 (2.25kg) ready-to-eat ham
  • 4 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 4 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 700g honey
  • 150g butter

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr15min  ›  Ready in:1hr35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  2. Score ham and stud with the whole cloves. Place ham in foil lined tin.
  3. In the top half of a double boiler, heat the golden syrup, honey and butter. Keep glaze warm while baking ham.
  4. Brush glaze over ham and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Baste ham every 10 to 15 minutes with the honey glaze. During the last 4 to 5 minutes of baking, turn on grill to caramelise the glaze. Remove from oven and let sit a few minutes before serving.

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