Ham Baked In Cider

Ingredients

10 pounds Ham, Dinner Bell Boneless Fully Cooked
1/2 cup Sliced onion
1 Bay Leaf, crumbled
1/2 cup Light-brown sugar, packed
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1/4 cup Sliced onion
Whole cloves

Preparation

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2. Wipe ham with damp paper towels. Place in shallow roasting pan without rack. Arrange 1/2 cup onion slices on ham; sprinkle with bay leaf.
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3. Insert meat thermometer in center of thickest part of ham, away from bone. Pour 2 cups cider into pan. Cover pan tightly with foil.
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4. Bake ham 2-1/2 to 3 hours, or until meat thermometer registers 130 F. Remove ham from oven; drain liquid.
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5. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine remaining 2 cups cider, the brown sugar, lemon juice, and onion; bring to boiling, boil, uncovered, 5 minutes; strain.
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6. Return ham to roasting pan. With sharp knife, make diagonal cuts in fat
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(be careful not to cut into meat), 1/4 inch deep and 1 inch apart. Stud the center of each diamond shape with a whole clove.
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7. Pour cider mixture over ham. Bake, uncovered and basting every 15 minutes, until meat thermometer reads 140 F - about 40 minutes.
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8. Remove ham to serving platter. Let stand 20 minutes before carving.
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9. Serve with Apple-Cider Sauce.
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Makes 20 servings.

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Yield:

20.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 12:27am

Creator:

Anonymous

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