Ham With Pineapple and Cherries Recipe

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Nathaniel Published: January 28, 2021 Modified: September 10, 2021
Ham With Pineapple and Cherries Recipe

How To Make Ham With Pineapple and Cherries

Turn your classic ham into one satisfying meal by topping it with pineapples and maraschino cherries. This ham pineapple recipe is such a delectable meal.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 40 minutes
Total: 2 hours



  • 10lbsbone in smoked ham
  • 20ozpineapple slices in syrup,drain and reserve syrup
  • 10maraschino cherries
  • 3tbspwhole cloves
  • ½cupbrown sugar,packed
  • 1canlemon lime soda


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place the ham in a large baking pan.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, pineapple syrup, and lemon-lime soda; set aside.

  3. Use a knife to score a diamond pattern in the top of the ham, cutting about ½-inch into the ham. Place a clove into each diamond.

  4. Pour the glaze over the ham.

  5. Arrange the pineapple slices on the exterior of the ham; secure the pineapple slices with toothpicks.

  6. Place one cherry into the center of each pineapple ring, secure the cherries with toothpicks.

  7. Cover with foil and bake for one hour. Uncover and bake for an additional 40 minutes, basting occasionally with the glaze from the bottom of the pan. Watch closely to make sure the pineapple and cherries don’t burn.

  8. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Remove toothpicks and cloves before serving.


  • Calories: 455.45kcal
  • Fat: 7.92g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.03g
  • Fiber: 1.15g
  • Sugar: 12.80g
  • Protein: 58.42g
  • Cholesterol: 71.28mg
  • Sodium: 2924.18mg
  • Calcium: 40.26mg
  • Potassium: 600.84mg
  • Iron: 1.63mg
  • Vitamin A: 1.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.31mg
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