Glazed Baked Ham with Ginger Honey and Brown Sugar and Dijon Mustard


  • 4 lb smoked uncooked boneless ham
  • 1 onion
  • 18 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1 and 1/4 cups of dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup of dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup root beer
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbs Dijon mustard
What would the holidays be without our beloved glazed baked ham. Here it is step by step..Follow this recipe and you can’t go wrong.


  • If the ham has been given a salty cure, soak it in cold water to cover for 3 hours. Discard the water and place the ham in a sauce pan.
  • Add the onion stuck with 2 cloves, the bay leaf, peppercorns, and 1 cup of the white wine.
  • Add enough water to cover the ham. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile make the glaze.
  • Place brown sugar, 2 tbs of the orange juice, the honey, ginger, root beer and mustard in a bowl and mix well.
  • Drain the ham and discard the onion, peppercorns, and bay leaf.
  • Remove the skin from the ham and score the fat into a diamond pattern.
  • Place the ham  in a baking dish and stud with remaining cloves in the scored fat.
  • pour the remaining wine and orange juice into the dish.
  • Spoon one third of the glaze over the ham.
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes.
  • Baste with the pan juices and glaze about 4 times during the cooking.
  • Discard the pan juices and serve the ham hot or cold carved into slices.


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