Glazed ham

A glazed ham is a ham that has been coated with a sweet, often sugary, sauce. This gives the ham a shiny, golden appearance and a slightly sweet flavor.

Glazed ham is a popular dish for holidays and special occasions, such as Easter and Christmas. It is often served with other holiday favorites such as mashed potatoes, green beans, and cranberry sauce.

The history of glazed ham is unclear, but it is thought to have originated in the United States. It is a popular dish in the South, where it is often served with sweet potatoes and collard greens.


When making glazed ham, it's important to ensure you have the right ingredients and the right cook time. Start with a good quality ham, one that will keep its shape during the cooking process. Then prepare a glaze of your choice, such as honey, brown sugar, and mustard. When you're ready to cook, preheat the oven and place the ham in a roasting pan. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 20 minutes per pound, basting with the glaze every 15 minutes. Be sure to check the internal temperature of the ham to ensure it has reached 145 degrees, then let it sit for 10 minutes before serving.


How do you glaze a ham?

To glaze a ham, preheat your oven to 375 F (190 C). Place the ham in an oven-safe pan and bake it for 30 minutes. Take the ham out of the oven and brush a layer of glaze over it. Place the ham back in the oven and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the ham reaches 140 F (60 C). Let the ham cool for 15 minutes before serving.

Do you glaze ham before or after cooking?

Usually, ham is glazed after cooking.

Can I glaze a precooked ham?

Yes, you can glaze a precooked ham. Precooked hams are already cooked and ready to eat, but adding a glaze adds flavor and can help keep the ham moist. The best way to glaze a precooked ham is to brush the glaze over the top of the ham and bake it in the oven for 10-15 minutes.

How do you heat and glaze a fully cooked ham?

1. Preheat your oven to 325°F. 2. Place the ham on a baking sheet and cover it with foil. 3. Bake the ham for approximately 10 minutes per pound or until it reaches an internal temperature of 140°F. 4. Remove the ham from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes. 5. Increase the oven temperature to 375°F. 6. Uncover the ham and brush it with your favorite glaze. 7. Place the ham back in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the glaze is golden brown. 8. Let the ham rest for 10 minutes before serving.

When should I glaze my ham?

When you are ready to serve the ham, glaze it just before putting it in the oven. This will ensure that the glaze is crisp and flavorful.

Do I cover ham when I glaze it?

Yes, it is important to cover ham with a glaze when baking. This helps to keep the ham moist and also helps the glaze to adhere to the ham.

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Maple Glazed Ham

  • water
  • all spice
  • orange
  • dijon mustard
  • clove
  • brown sugar
  • maple syrup
  • cinnamon
  • leg ham

Amazing Glazed Ham

  • salt
  • dark brown sugar
  • chili powder
  • cinnamon
  • paprika
  • brown mustard
  • apple cider vinegar
  • garlic
  • orange
  • fully spiral ham

Chipotle Pineapple Jerk Glazed Ham.

  • garlic powder
  • all spice
  • smoked paprika
  • eat ham
  • brown sugar
  • maple syrup
  • cinnamon
  • salt
  • bourbon
  • pineapple
  • chipotle chile powder
  • thyme
  • onion powder
  • pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • pineapple juice

Jack Daniel's Glazed Ham

  • smoked ham
  • endive
  • orange peel
  • orange
  • jack daniel' tennessee whiskey
  • light brown sugar
  • allspice
  • clove

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

  • all spice
  • black pepper
  • apple cider vinegar
  • dijon mustard
  • honey
  • water
  • brown sugar
  • cinnamon
  • mustard powder
  • ham
  • rosemary
  • ribbon

Pineapple-Glazed Ham

  • maraschino cherry
  • cured smoked ham
  • orange
  • apple cider vinegar
  • light brown sugar
  • pineapple
  • hot sauce
  • pineapple juice

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

  • chicken stock
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • ham
  • yellow mustard
  • clove
  • light brown sugar
  • pineapple juice

Apple Butter Glazed Ham

  • lemon juice
  • apple butter
  • cinnamon
  • carrot
  • celery
  • garlic
  • leek
  • onion
  • ham
  • honey
  • nutmeg
  • dijon mustard
  • brown sugar
  • apple juice
  • water
  • macintosh apple

Smoky Glazed Ham with Red Pepper Jelly

  • red pepper jelly
  • carrot
  • pinot noir
  • black peppercorn
  • coriander seed
  • fennel seed
  • buckwheat honey
  • ginger
  • turbinado sugar
  • onion
  • red wine vinegar
  • cola
  • chicken stock
  • water
  • red chile
  • smoked ham

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

  • allspice
  • ginger
  • brown sugar
  • orange juice
  • pineapple juice
  • nutmeg
  • honey
  • clove
  • smoked cured ham
  • dijon mustard
  • creole seasoning
  • lemon juice
  • butter

Ingredient Breakdown

brown sugar
dijon mustard
apple cider vinegar
light brown sugar
pineapple juice
orange juice
smoked ham
dark brown sugar
black pepper
lemon juice
yellow mustard
all spice
cayenne pepper
fully ham
bay leaf
maple syrup
brown mustard
cured smoked ham
garlic powder
smoked paprika
onion powder
worcestershire sauce
spiral ham
orange zest
chicken stock
apricot preserve
soy sauce
nonstick spray
clover honey
fruit orange marmalade
leg ham
chili powder
fully spiral ham
red pepper flake
rye whiskey
eat ham
chipotle chile powder
orange peel
jack daniel' tennessee whiskey
mustard powder
apple jelly
maraschino cherry
hot sauce
adobo sauce
bitter orange marmalade
dark rum
dark coffee
balsamic vinegar
garlic salt
colored peppercorn
shank portion
orange marmalade
dark corn syrup
glaze ingredient
red currant jelly
smoked ham bone
apple butter
apple juice
macintosh apple
semiboneless ham
coca cola
hard apple cider
pineapple ring
chinese 5-spice powder
plum jam
red pepper jelly
pinot noir
black peppercorn
coriander seed
fennel seed
buckwheat honey
turbinado sugar
red wine vinegar
red chile
grill heat
indirect type
spiral city ham
smoked cured ham
creole seasoning
canola oil


Correlated with Lower Ratings

  • cinnamon

Staple Ingredients

  • clove 31%
  • honey 29%
  • brown sugar 26%

Common Ingredients

  • cinnamon 23%

Usual Ingredients

  • dijon mustard 17%
  • ham 17%
  • light brown sugar 17%
  • salt 17%
  • apple cider vinegar 14%
  • garlic 14%
  • orange juice 14%
  • water 14%