savory ham

April 16, 2017
savory ham

Author Notes: This is a "game changer" from the honey hams that are purchased from the specialty shop. Instead of a sweet crust, it is a tangy edge that compliments a city ham so nicely.lorigoldsby

Serves: a crowd


  • 1 large spiral cut ham
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon roasted garlic powder
In This Recipe


  1. Open ham and drain.
  2. Combine 1+ 3/4 c. brown sugar, honey and vinegar in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir and allow to simmer 5 min. Remove from heat. Allow it to set up for 15 minutes.
  3. Take 2 large sheets of foil and place at an off set cross. Place in a deep pan with the ham at the center. Pat remaining brown sugar on top.
  4. Optional: Can sprinkle 1 t. each of white pepper and roasted garlic over the brown sugar. Bake at 425 for 5 minutes. Add the balsamic glaze on top. Throw chopped rosemary in the bottom of pan.
  5. Bake at 425 for 25 min.

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