Ham Sauce

Ham Sauce


"I got this recipe from a friend and my family loves it. Someone always asks to have a little ham with their sauce so now I can't make a ham without it."


15 m servings 74 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, mustard powder and flour. Mix in egg yolks until smooth. Heat half and half in the top half of a double boiler, or in a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water until just short of boiling. Stir in the egg yolk and sugar mixture, and then stir in the vinegar. Continue to stir over simmering water until thickened, about 5 minutes.
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  1. 10 Ratings


Not a bad ham sauce. Don't judge the sauce from a cooking taste test. I almost didn't serve it because of 'in saucepan' taste test. Thankfully I did try it with a piece of ham and was pleasan...

This was very quick and easy recipe to make. I did not have half and half so I used fat free sour cream and I thought it was very good (and fat free!).

What an awesome sauce. It was so good. I'll make this everytime I make ham. A+ in my book !!!

I'm giving this three stars because I like the fact that this is a unique recipe for ham sauce. I had my doubts about so much vinegar, so sub'd with white wine and sub'd the white sugar with bro...

Very interesting sauce, something different is the best way to describe it, It might just be an acquired taste

I was somewhat disappointed with this sauce. The vinegar was a bit overwhelming, despite the sweetness of the sugar. Though I tried a good bit of it with dinner tonight (and even had seconds), I...

Absolutely delicious! Tangy and sweet! We do love vinegar, though, so if you're not a fan, you may not prefer this sauce. I, however, will not make ham without it anymore. It's a keeper!

Nice addition to ham. My mom made this delicious sauce and she had a lot leftover. After giving it to me, once our ham was gone, I made a small batch of macaroni salad and used this sauce as t...

Hubby really liked this a lot---which totally surprised me because I didn't think he'd like a sweet sauce like that. I wasn't quite so enamored of it because of the sweetness. I was thinking t...