Glazed Ham

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (4 to 6 lb.) fully cooked boneless ham
1 recipe for Five Spice Plum Glaze or
Cranberry Glaze

Preparation:
Place ham on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Score top of ham in a diamond pattern, making cuts 1/4 inch deep, if desired. Insert a meat thermometer. Bake in a 325 oven for 1 1/4 hours to 2 1/2 hours or until the thermometer registers 140 and ham is heated through. During the last 15 minutes of baking brush ham with glaze. Heat the remaining glaze and pass around with ham.

FIVE SPICE PLUM GLAZE:
In a small sauce pan combine:
1 cup plum jam
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. five spice powder
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
Stir in:
2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. vinegar
Cook and stir until bubbly. Then cook and stir 2 more minutes.

CRANBERRY GLAZE:
In a pan mix:
12oz. can cranberry juice cocktail concentrate, thawed
3 tbsp. Dijon style mustard
2 tbsp. brown sugar
2 tbsp. lemon juice
4 tsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
Cook and stir the mixture until it thickens and is bubbly. Then cook and stir another 2 minutes.




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