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A close up photo of a spiral ham with brown sugar glaze

Glazed Spiral Ham Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Skip the long lines at the honey baked ham store and make a delicious Brown Sugar Glaze Spiral ham at home in your own oven. 
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 45 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Servings 12 servings (depending on size of ham)

Equipment

  • Meat thermometer

Ingredients

  • 7-10 pound spiral sliced ham
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup brown sugar light or dark will work
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat combine the apple juice, brown sugar, and maple syrup. Bring to a low boil then reduce heat to medium low and simmer for approximately 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Glaze is ready when it's thickened and shiny.
  • Place ham in a baking greased baking dish and coat with half of the glaze mixture. Cover pan with foil, tenting so foil does not touch the ham, and bake for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until a thermometer inserted at the thickest part of the ham reads 140 degrees F.
  • Pour remaining glaze over the top of ham, and return to oven, uncovered. Turn temperature to 450 degrees and bake for another 5-7 minutes, keeping a close eye on it to prevent burning. When glaze is turning dark and caramelizing (but not burning!) remove from oven. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 457mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg