Annette's Famous Ham Glaze Recipe

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Annette's Famous Ham Glaze Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 09, 2024

Annette's Great Ham Glaze is a family favorite recipe that will take your holiday ham to the next level. With its perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess, this glaze is sure to impress your guests and become a go-to recipe for special occasions.


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, honey, mustard, vinegar, cloves, and cinnamon.
  2. Stir well and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the glaze has thickened.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool slightly before brushing over your ham during the last 30 minutes of baking.
  5. Continue to brush the glaze over the ham every 10 minutes until it is caramelized and sticky.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious glazed ham!

Interesting Facts

  • The combination of honey and Dijon mustard gives this glaze a unique flavor profile that will keep everyone coming back for more.
  • The addition of apple cider vinegar adds a tangy kick that perfectly balances the sweetness of the brown sugar and honey.
  • The cloves and cinnamon in this glaze add a warm, spicy note that is perfect for the holiday season.