Cognac Glazed Ham Recipe

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This recipe is great for a large family dinner or holiday. The cognac adds something special to give more flavor the ham’s succulent glaze.

Cognac Glazed Ham Recipe

How To Make Cognac Glazed Ham

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Glazed over a sweet thick sauce, this recipe makes any regular ham into a wonder.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 2 pcs ham, (1¼ lb to 2 lb each), boneless, fully cooked and the surface scored in a criss-cross pattern
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 5 tbsp cognac
  • orange zest, from 1 orange

For Serving:

  • 1 oz leafy greens
  • ½ cup orange segments
  • oz cherries


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, orange juice, honey, cognac, and orange zest.

  2. Bring a simmer and continue simmering until the glaze has thickened, roughly 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.

  3. Preheat oven temperature to its highest setting. Brush glaze evenly over ham.

  4. Broil the ham in the oven until glaze turns caramelized, roughly 15 minutes. Baste frequently with glaze until ham is crisp and well glazed.

  5. For a festive garnish, add orange slices and cherries. Serve hams on a platter lined with your colorful leafy greens.


  • Calcium: 26mg
  • Calories: 139kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 112mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Sugar: 30g
  • Vitamin A: 104IU
  • Vitamin C: 18mg
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