Ham It Up This Holiday!

Holiday Ham

Try this easy Holiday Ham recipe submitted by one of our readers, Amanda Lewis from Knoxville, Tenn.


1 whole raw ham (not precooked or spiral sliced)

1 bag Splenda brown sugar blend

1 can sliced pineapple with juice

Cloves (optional)


Place ham in roasting pan. Pour pineapple juice over top and place pineapple rings over ham, then pack brown sugar on top. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and cook on a low temp (no higher than 300 degrees) for at least 8 hours, basting at least once per hour. Slice and allow juice to soak into the ham. Briefly return to oven to brown uncovered.

Notes: Can also stud ham with cloves before adding pineapple and sugar. Remove cloves before serving. You can also use regular brown sugar instead of the Splenda blend — about 1¼ cups. 

Other good glazes for ham: Diet Coke or Dr. Pepper, or bourbon and maple syrup (baste while baking). 


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