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Baked Ham with Maple-Mustard Sauce

No recipe image available.Glazed ham served with a simple, yet tasty maple-mustard sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-pound) fully cooked bone-in ham
Whole cloves
1 cup whole-grain Dijon mustard
1/3 cup light brown sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup

Maple-Mustard Sauce:
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup pure maple syrup

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. For Ham: Score top of ham into diamonds and stud center of each diamond with a clove. On a rack in a roasting pan bake ham in middle of oven 1 1/2 hours.
  3. In a bowl combine, mustard, brown sugar and maple syrup.
  4. Remove pan from oven. Spread mustard mixture over top and sides of ham. Return to oven and continue to bake until mustard coating is golden brown, about 35 minutes.
  5. Transfer ham to a platter. Let sit for 15 minutes before serving. Serve with maple mustard sauce on the side.
  6. For Maple-Mustard Sauce: Stir together mustard and syrup until combined well. Makes 3/4 cup.

Makes 8 servings.

Tip: Sauce can be made 2 days ahead and chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Recipe adapted from Gourmet Magazine.