This Brown Sugar Glazed Ham is a delicious way to make a ham! It’s perfect for Easter or any special occasion.
Ham is one of the easiest dishes to prepare for dinner. With just a little effort, you can have a delicious and tender ham on your table in less than 3 hours. My favourite hams to make are bone-in hams. I like the flavour and texture of these hams the best. They’re easy to cook, they’re meaty and they’re big enough to serve a crowd. And because of this, they are perfect for special occasions like Easter, Christmas Eve dinner or for Sunday Suppers with family and friends. I also love that I will have leftovers for sandwiches the next day, and possibly even dinner for one more night. Win-win.
I also like that with bone-in hams you have options to dress them up. You can add fruit like pineapple, or experiment with delicious glazes. But one of my favourite ways to make a bone-in ham is to score the surface then drizzle all the nooks and crannies with a delicious brown sugar and mustard glaze. After the roasting time, the ham comes out deliciously tender and with a sticky and sweet brown sugar mustard crust. You’ll be fighting over the outside pieces.
Scoring a ham is really easy. It’s just a matter of cutting slightly into the surface of the ham with a sharp knife, making diagonal cuts. You can score the ham slightly, or make deeper cuts, it really depends on what you like. I may have scored this particular ham a little too deep, but it turned out great and was delicious!
About a half hour before the ham is done cooking, take it out of the oven and drizzle on the brown sugar and mustard glaze. Make sure to get the glaze into all the nooks and crannies! Return to the oven to finish the baking.
Put the ham back in the oven for about 30 minutes more, allowing the glaze to caramelize. Are you dreaming of a glazed ham yet?
And done. Such a simple way to make a ham. This Brown Sugar Glazed Ham would be perfect for Easter!
More Ideas for Your Easter Dinner
Now you need some delicious dishes to accompany your Brown Sugar Glazed Ham. Here is a simple Easter menu that my family enjoys.
Crispy Cheddar Smashed Potatoes that I’m sharing over on the Kendall-Jackson Blog today!
Ham Dinner Menu Ideas:
- Devilled Eggs
- Glazed Ham
- Crispy Cheddar Smashed Potatoes on the Kendall-Jackson Blog
- Broccoli Salad with Mandarin Oranges, Red Onion and Bacon
- Easter Panettone Bread
- Carrot Cake Sheet Cake
- Peanut Butter Confetti Cake
Set the Table for Easter with these Ideas:
Don’t forget to set the table! Here are some simple and practical table setting ideas.
- Pink & Yellow Table Setting
- Robin’s Egg Blue Table Setting
- Green & White Table Setting
- Easy Easter Tulip Bouquet
- Easter Table Setting Idea
Have a delicious day!
Disclosure: I am working with Kendall-Jackson wines to bring you some delicious recipes! But as always the recipe, pictures, my voice, all content, and opinions are mine alone. Enjoy!