Rum & Molasses Baked Ham

8
Easy
Dinner

Characteristics

Dairy Free Low in Saturated Fat Without peanuts Without nuts Without Eggs

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

220
Calories
28 g
Protein
13 g
Carbs
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Nutritional Facts

1 8
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 220
  • Lipides 6 g
    • Saturated fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Sodium  1460 mg
  • Carbs 13 g
  • Protein 28 g

Ingredients

  • 1 bone-in ham (6 to 7 lb/2.7 to 3.15 kg)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dark rum
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) molasses
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard
  • pinch each ground cinnamon and cloves

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Trim and discard tough outer skin and excess fat from ham; leaving thin layer of fat about 1/8 in. (3 mm) thick. Score top and sides of ham with shallow criss-cross cuts 1 in. (2.5 cm) apart, creating diamond pattern. Place ham in parchment-lined roasting pan or baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 1 hr. 15 min.
  2. Meanwhile, make glaze by combining juice and rum in small saucepan set over medium heat; simmer until reduced by half. Remove from heat. Mix in molasses, brown sugar, mustard, cinnamon and cloves. Stir until brown sugar is dissolved.
  3. After baking 1 hr. 15 min., baste ham with 1/3 of molasses glaze; bake another 10 min. Baste and bake 10 min. twice more. Check that internal temperature reaches 160°F (71°C). Transfer ham to cutting board or platter. Tent with foil; rest 15 min. before slicing and serving.

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