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Honey Baked Ham
Use Good Raw Honey
Use Real Pear Juice Only
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1 hour 45 min
2 hours 15 min
Serves 16 people
- 8 lbs Spiral Ham, Smoked, Fully Cooked
- 1 1/2 cups Real Pear Juice(also called pear nectar)
- 1 1/2 cups Orange Juice
- 1 cup Raw Honey
- 1 cup Brown Sugar, Firm packed
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Place ham, in a large enough baking pan to hold it firmly. Combine the orange juice and pear nectar in a bowl and mix well. In another bowl, mix together the brown sugar and honey until well combined. Once the oven is ready, bake the ham for nearly 1 hour basting with juices every 15 minutes or so. Brush the ham with the brown sugar-honey mixture and bake for another hour or until internal temperature reads 140°F on a thermometer. Use a butane torch to caramelize the glaze to a crust.(these can be found at most hardware stores or online) or for true Honey Baked Ham effect cover with foil and caramelize.
Marquis (author) from Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2018:
Poppy, I'm sure it started somewhere in Asia and through European & Chinese Trading, made it's way to the states! Either way, im not complaining!
Poppy from Enoshima, Japan on November 19, 2018:
I wonder who the first person was to suggest adding fruit and honey to meat? No doubt it comes out delicious. This looks tasty.