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Brown sugar and pineapple glazed ham is an Easter holiday favorite. Read this article to know the recipe of how to make this delicious delicacy.

Brown Sugar and Pineapple Glazed Ham

A religious Christian festival, Easter is celebrated with great fun and fervor throughout the world. The holy occasion marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ and also welcomes the bright and refreshing spring season. Apart from just being a religious event, Easter calls for partying, feasting and engaging in fun activities. While preparing for an Easter dinner party, do not miss out on including brown sugar and pineapple glazed ham. It has always been a festival favorite amongst all people. Prepare this easy, delicious and appealing delicacy for the dinner party this Easter. Given here are two recipes for preparing brown sugar and pineapple glazed ham. Take you pick!

How To Make Brown Sugar and Pineapple Glazed Ham

Recipe 1

  • 1 (6 pound) fully-cooked, bone-in Ham
  • 1 fresh Pineapple
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans Pineapple Juice
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • Preheat oven to 325 °F (165 °C).
  • Take a roasting pan and place the ham with the cut side down.
  • Remove the skin from the pineapple using a sharp knife. Cut off any brown spots from the skin left behind.
  • Cut the pineapple into ½-inch slices and remove the cores from the slices.
  • Use toothpicks to pin the pineapple slices onto the ham.
  • Bake the ham in the oven for about 1½ to 2 hours till a meat thermometer inserted into the meat reads 140 °F (60 °C).
  • Combine pineapple juice and brown sugar together in a microwave-safe ceramic or glass bowl.
  • Microwave the liquid on medium till the glaze starts boiling and thickens slightly.
  • Pour half the glaze over the ham about 1 hour before the end of the baking.
  • Pour the remaining half glaze about 30 minutes, before the end of baking.
Recipe 2

  • 1 (7.5-9 lb) cooked Ham
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 4 canned Pineapple Rings (thinly sliced)
  • Preheat oven to 275 °F.
  • Place the cooked ham meat in a roasting pan with its face down.
  • Cover the pan tightly with foil and bake for about 1½ hours.
  • Mix together brown sugar, maple syrup and Dijon mustard in a medium saucepan.
  • Boil the mixture on medium-high flame, while stirring continuously.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes till the mixture has slightly reduced. Remove and set aside.
  • Brush the baked ham with the cooked glaze.
  • Top the meat with pineapple rings. Secure the pineapple slices with toothpicks.
  • Bake the ham for the second time for 25 to 30 minutes till it is heated well.