- 1 pre-cooked, bone-in half ham (about 3.5kg)
- 15 whole cloves
- 85g dark brown sugar
- 85g pure maple syrup (preferably golden colour for its delicate flavour)
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- Preheat oven to 250°c. Cut off the tough, leather like skin from ham if it has it and score the fat in a crosshatch pattern
- Stud ham all over with cloves, put in a large roasting pan, and loosely tent with foil
- Place the ham in the oven. After 15 mins, turn the temperature down to 160°c
- While the ham is baking, make the glaze: in a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, maple syrup, and mustard. Whisk until smooth
- Remove the ham from the oven and brush it generously with the glaze, then put it back in the oven to cook for a further 20 mins. Continue basting periodically until the glaze is golden brown
A delicious golden brown baked ham marinated in delicate-tasting golden maple syrup. The perfect Canadian Christmas dinner!
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