Baked Ham with Cloves

Serves: 4-6 - Cooking Method: Bake in pre-heated oven - Total Time: 2 hours

This baked Ham with Cloves recipe is super easy and super delicious. Even your kids will enjoy cooking with you. The brown sugar glaze adds a hint of sweetness to the smoky and salty ham.

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Kids will eat more ham if they helped to cook it. Using an ice pick, make small holes over the top of the ham and have your kids stud the whole cloves into the holes.


Boneless Ham - 2 1/2 pounds
Whole Cloves - 1 Tbsp
Pineapple Slices - 1 can
Brown Sugar - 1/4 cup


Pre-heat oven at 350 degrees.
1. Place ham in bottom of baking pan. Pour 1/4 inch of water in the bottom of the pan.
2. Using an ice-pick, poke holes across entire top of ham at equal distances. Press the point of a whole clove into each hole.
3. Lay pineapple rings on top of ham making a decorative pattern.
4. Sprinkle brown sugar over ham.
5. Reduce over temperature to 325 degrees. Cover ham loosely with aluminum foil and bake for about 1 hour 15 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 140 degrees when placed in center of ham.
6. Remove ham from oven and let rest 10 minutes (still covered) before slicing and serving.

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