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Rum and Cinnamon Glazed Ham

Ok, so I am in a constant search for new recipes and ideas that can celebrate rum as a flavour beyond the occasional rum and coke, old fashioned rum punch, or Christmas cake.  The Rum and Cinnamon Glazed Ham recipe I have here originally used Bourbon as the spirit.  Since Rum and Bourbon can sometimes taste like sister spirits, Rum is a perfect substitute.  Throw in brown sugar, cinnamon and a little yellow mustard.  Great stuff!  Take this recipe and have fun.  Make tweaks and call it your own!

Ingredients…

  • 1 Cup Rum (Pick a sweet amber or dark rum such as Antigua’s Cavalier or Mt. Gay’s regular rum)
  • 1 Cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ Cups yellow mustard
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  • 7 Pounds Shoulder Ham
  • ¼ Cups yellow mustard
  • ½ Cup brown sugar

Instructions…

Preheat oven to 325 F.

In a medium saucepan, bring Rum, cinnamon sticks, and brown sugar to a
simmer. Allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes until sauce becomes slightly
thickened. Set aside to cool slightly.

After the syrup cools, add the mustard and stir to combine.

Place the baked ham inside a roasting pan. Pour the glaze over the ham
and in between the ham slices and the cinnamon sticks. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cover with aluminum foil completely. Bake for 2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 145 F.

Allow the ham to sit for 10-15 minutes. Mix the second batch of glaze ingredients.  Using a turkey baster or large spoon, baste the ham with the glaze.

Remove slices from ham and place on desired serving platter. Add a bit more of the glaze on top of the ham if desired.

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This is an adaptation of a Bourbon and Cinnamon Glazed Ham recipe by BSugarMama.com.