Annette's Great Ham Glaze

Annette's Great Ham Glaze

Annette Valentin 0

"This has been a favorite among family and friends for years! I hope you enjoy it too."


13 m servings 177 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 177 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 169 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine brown sugar, butter, rum, molasses, mustard, and cider vinegar in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring constantly, until sugar has melted and the glaze has thickened, about 8 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


  • Cook's Notes
  • For a darker glaze, use dark brown sugar instead of light.
  • To use glaze, apply to reheated cooked ham, and heat for an additional 15 minutes.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I've tried quite a few glazes but this one really is a hit! Who knew that some rum, sweet stuff and mustardy zing would produce such an outstanding ham. A must try.

My family and I love this glaze. The flavor is more mildly sweet than a lot of other recipes, and the mustard and cider balance it out really well. Someone said that the molasses was overpower...

I made this for dinner last night for our Easter ham. It was delicious and every one loved it. I made it exactly as the recipe said.

That was my first attempt at baking a ham and it was so deliceous I am going to send the recipe to friends for the holidays. I was short on time, so I cut the 5lb bone in ham in half (as best I...

Made it just the way the recipe prescribed and it was wonderful! Gave the ham a delicious flavor and beautiful color. Thanks for sharing!

The molassas completely overpowered the glaze and basically ruined it. I would NOT recommend this glaze at all!

Excellent recipe!

I used this recipe to make the glaze for my Easter Ham and it was outstanding! I did not have any spicy mustard so I just mixed together a little regular, yellow mustard with a smidgen of cayenn...

I liked the ingredients in this so decided to try it. Having read the other reviews, I reduced the amount of molasses by about a third and added a couple of shakes of worchestershire to add to ...