Pineapple Glazed Ham
If you want to impress your guests, this easy Pineapple Glazed Ham is a real show stopper! Not only does it look impressive with its glistening brown sugar ham glaze and clove studded pineapples but it’s incredibly flavorful, too.
WHY THIS RECIPE PINEAPPLE GLAZED HAM RECIPE WORKS?
First, ham tends to be on the salty side due to the curing process. The trick to minimizing the saltiness is to balance it with sweetness.
HOW TO MAKE PINEAPPLE HAM
Score the outside of the ham: Using a sharp knife, cut diagonal lines into the outside of the ham. Be careful not to cut too deep – you just want to score it. See the complete instructions below.
If your ham is fully cooked (check the package), you should bake it in a 325 degree F oven for 12-15 minutes per pound..
HOW LONG TO BAKE A HAM
TYPES OF HAM – CHOOSING THE RIGHT ONE
Ham comes from the top of the back leg of the pig. How it’s processed determines the type of ham. The Pork Board is a great resource for understanding types of ham.
Fully cooked ham
Whole pineapple rings
Lemon lime soda
1. Preheat the oven to 325 F. 2. Score the surface of the ham in a diamond pattern about 1/8-inch deep. 3. Drain the juice from the pineapples and reserve. See the complete instructions below