Rita’s Sweet Holiday Baked Ham Recipe

Rita’s Sweet Holiday Baked Ham Recipe

How To Make Rita’s Sweet Holiday Baked Ham Recipe

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours and 15 minutes



  • 1 (4-pound) fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C).

  2. Place the ham on a rack in a roasting pan.

  3. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, honey, mustard, pineapple juice, and cloves. Cook over medium heat until the mixture is smooth and bubbly.

  4. Brush the glaze over the entire ham, using a basting brush.

  5. Place the ham in the preheated oven and bake for about 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 140°F (60°C).

  6. Baste the ham with the glaze every 30 minutes while it is cooking.

  7. Once the ham is done, remove it from the oven and allow it to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

  8. Serve the ham warm and enjoy!


  • Calories : 560kcal
  • Total Fat : 16g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 130mg
  • Sodium : 1700mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 86g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 82g
  • Protein : 24g
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