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Bourbon-Glazed Ham

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours + standing


16 servings

Updated: Jan. 09, 2023
Smoky and sweet flavors come through in every bite of this Kentucky-style ham. Since I found this recipe, it’s the only ham I make. —Sue Schiller, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Bourbon-Glazed Ham Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (8 to 10 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup bourbon, divided
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground coriander


  1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Score the surface of the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. Brush with 2 tablespoons bourbon. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mustard, marmalade, coriander and remaining bourbon; spoon over ham. Bake 30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 140°. Let stand for 15 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

6 ounces cooked ham: 425 calories, 22g fat (8g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 1546mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein.

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