Baked Ham with Sweet Bourbon-Mustard Glaze

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 ham half about 6 to 8 pounds -- fully cooked

Combine the honey and molasses; heat in the microwave or in a pan on the stove top. Stir in bourbon, orange juice, and mustard.

Remove all but about 1/4-inch of fat from the ham, then place in a roasting pan. Bake at 325 for about 1 1/2 hours, or until a meat thermometer reaches 140 degrees (about 10 minutes per pound). Baste the ham occasionally with the honey-bourbon mixture.

Transfer drippings to a saucepan and add remaining honey mixture; bring to a boil. Slice ham and serve with the glaze.

  • Yields: 7-9 servings
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
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