Ham Glaze Recipe

Ham glaze recipes are aplenty, but not all of them actually do justice to the meat. Use these recipes to make sure that your meals have the right kind of flavor and texture.

Ham Glaze with Apricot


¼ tsp ground cloves
1 tbsp of cornstarch
1 cup of honey
½ cup of apricot preserves


Pour all the ingredients in a saucepan. Set it on medium heat. Stir this mix until it gets frothy or bubbly. Apply the glaze half an hour before ham baking ends.

Ham Glaze with Whiskey


6 lb smoked ham (cooked)
¼ cup of light brown sugar (firmly packed)
1/3 cup of whiskey
1/3 tsp of allspice
Several orange slices (thin)
2 tbsp of grated orange peel
Curly endive


Begin this tasty ham glaze recipe by cooking the ham. Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Place the ham in the roasting pan. Cook it uncovered for half an hour. Prepare the glaze. Combine the glaze ingredients in a saucepan.

Put it on medium heat. Keep stirring until the syrup thickens. Apply this to the ham 20 minutes before the ham is cooked. Serve with the endives and oranges.

Ham Glaze with Raisins


4 lb cooked ham
½ cup of orange juice
1 cup of raisins
1/3 tsp of mustard
10 ounces of orange marmalade
13 tsp of ginger
1/3 tsp of ground cloves


Before making the ham glaze recipe, cook the ham. Put it on the roasting pan (fat side up). Bake for 75 minutes at 325 degrees. Combine the other ingredients in a saucepan. Place it on low heat.

Let it simmer for 5 minutes. Apply this on the ham 15 minutes before cooking ends. Bake for another half hour. Serve this ham with more raisins.

Ham Glaze with Beer


4 lbs of ham
1 cup of beer
2 tbsp of vinegar
1 tsp of dry mustard
2 tbsp of red wine vinegar
1 tbsp of flour
1 cup of brown sugar


Begin this homemade ham glaze recipe by setting the ham on the roasting pan. Spray the beer on it. Bake for an hour (350 degrees). Mix the other ingredients to make the glaze. Apply it on the ham. Bake the ham for 45 minutes more.

Ham Glaze with Mustard


2 lbs of ham steak (ready to eat)
2 tsp of dry mustard
1 ½ 1tsp of vinegar
1/3 cup of packed brown sugar


Put the ham in the rack using a pan. Mix the mustard, vinegar and sugar. Spray this on the ham. Set the heat to medium and broil the ham. Keep broiling until it gets brown. Turn it over and apply more of the glaze. Broil again until it turns brown.

Note: feel free to experiment with the measurements for the glaze ingredients. Add or reduce the teaspoons, cups, etc as you see fit.

These ham glaze recipes are so simple to make yet they make the difference between a tasty dish and a bland one. By putting on some glaze, you’ll get every last bit out of that ham.

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