30 Reviews

I tried this recipe with our baked Easter ham and it was delicious. Since we were visiting my in-laws and no rum was available, I substituted orange juice. Also, we had a large ham and I wanted extra sauce to serve with the ham, so I doubled the recipe. Lots of good compliments, and when I was asked how I made it, I told people that it was my Zaar "secret" recipe! Thanks, secret!

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Maine-iac April 02, 2002

DH absolutely loved this glaze. The flavors are strong but not overpowering and it was perfect for the baked ham. I baked a small ham so we halved the recipe and there was plenty left over. It's a keeper!

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PanNan September 15, 2002

This has truly a very nice sweet taste prior to putting it on the ham, thanks to the molasses syrup, brown sugar. I did not add the rum! Make sure you WASH or SCRUB the ham before you do anything under cold water, if not your ham will be very salty and ruin the glaze.This also has a very good color along with the taste! You can adjust the amount you use by changing the size of the ham. In my case, I made a small bone in ham, 3 1/3 pound portion. Just put in the weight of your ham and you will not have any waste of the glaze.That way you will not make way to much or too little.

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Timothy H. February 12, 2009

Super Ham Glaze, Secret! I used this for our Easter Ham and the combination of flavors proved to be perfect! I didn't have any dark brown sugar so I used light and also used Dijon mustard instead of the spicy. I began glazing 45 minutes before the ham had completed baking and it turned out great! Thank you, Secret for a great recipe that I will be using from now on!

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Bev April 21, 2003

Great flavor. I used this on the Christmas ham and it was loved by everyone. I also used it on a chicken breast for the family member who doesn't like ham and it was really good. I'll be using this on chicken when grilling time rolls around. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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earlybird January 08, 2010

This was just what I was looking for in a glaze for my ham! The cider vinegar really adds flavor to the glaze mixed with the other ingredients. I will use this recipe again!

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LindaInNH April 14, 2009

AWESOME! That's all I have to say. For YEARS hubby has been telling me he needs "juice" with his ham. I've tried alot of different things, but this is my keeper. We both loved it. I used it for a small ham and used oj instead of rum also. Itleft us "juice" put on the ham (3#)..and drizzle some over the red potatoes. Thank you from the bottom of my cooking heart!

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NancyLeeIL April 15, 2007

I LOVED this glaze! The spicy mustard really sets it off nicely. I would have never thought to add cider vinegar but this recipe works. I didn't have any rum so I used some orange marmalade and it was delicious. Thanks so much for sharing!

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Andrea P. December 29, 2012

Very quick and easy. I thought I had everything I needed for this when I started my ham, but it turned out I was out of cider vinegar and had to sub balsamic, and I only had half as much spicy mustard as I needed so had to make up the rest with regular mustard. Still turned out really tasty. I think the only thing that would make it better would be to add the sauce before the ham finishes cooking, so the flavors have a little more time to incorporate. Thanks for sharing.

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littleturtle March 15, 2009

Dh and I both really enjoyed this, but we didn't *love* it. Could have been my fault- I used dijon mustard as that's what I had, and rum from the domincan, which might have a different taste. It's yummy, there was just something a tiny bit off about the taste. I'm thinking it was the mustard I used. We're having it with the leftover ham again tonight at dinner:).

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Len23 November 03, 2003
Holiday Ham Glaze