Baked Ham with Honey-Chipotle Glaze
By Side Passion
- 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (8-10 lbs)
- 2 1/4 C ginger ale
- 1 C packed brown sugar
- 3 Tbsp. honey
- 4 1/2 tsp. cider vinegar
- 4 chipotle peppers in adobe sauce, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
- 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 3/4 tsp. ground cumin
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 130mins
Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Score the surface of the ham. making diamond shapes 1/2 in deep.. Bake uncovered at 325* for 1 1/2 hours.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine ginger ale, brown sugar, honey and vinegar. Bring to a boil; cook until glaze is reduced by half, about 15 minutes. Reduce heat. Stir in the remaining ingredients; cook 5 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Set aside one cup for sauce.
Baste ham with some of the remaining glaze. Bake 30 minutes longer or until meat thermometer reaches 140*, basting twice with additional glaze. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with reserved sauce.