Bavarian Christmas Ham in the Fireplace

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr 25 mins

From the Energy Saver Cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Topping: combine all the ingredients and mix well.
  2. Ham:.
  3. Cut all excess fat off. Place on double foil. Brush all sides with honey, Cointreau, seasonings and orange rind. Seal foil, place on an inverted cake pan inside a dutch oven. Cover and bake in a hot fire for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Open foil and base ham with accumulated juices. Bake for another 10 minutes and baste about 4 times.
  5. Pack topping on top of ham. Return to dutch oven. Cover and put hot coals over oven lid and cook until brown and bubbly on top [about 15 mins].
  6. Baste topping with pan juices.
  7. Cool completely before serving.