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What is a ham glaze made of?
A ham glaze needs a few different parts: Sweet: The caramelization of the sugars is what adds the sticky exterior we love so much. This can be in the form of brown sugar, honey, jam etc. Tangy: Orange juice, pineapple juice, cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar all add great flavor! Simply stir the ingredients together.
What is the best glaze for a brown sugar Ham?
The key with the Brown Sugar Ham Glaze is to balance the sweet (sugar and some honey) with sour. I use vinegar and mustard (which also thickens the glaze). I like to add a touch of holiday spirit with All Spice and Cinnamon, but this optional!
How do you warm up glazed ham before cooking?
I also doubled the glaze and warmed it in a saucepan to help the sugar dissolve before basting each slice of ham. After about an hour in the oven, I basted the slces again.
What can I use to thicken a ham glaze?
I use vinegar and mustard (which also thickens the glaze). I like to add a touch of holiday spirit with All Spice and Cinnamon, but this optional! Making a Brown Sugar Ham Glaze is as simple as plonking the ingredients in a saucepan then just simmering until the sugar dissolves.