Vermont Country Baked Ham from Governor Howard Dean, M.D.

READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
Recipe by Blues

I found this recipe while browsing the web looking for ideas for a dinner party. I was very impressed and everyone loved it!

Top Review by Blues

The last time I made this, my girlfriend advised me not to remove the ham fat after simmering it in the cider. I did it both ways, and it came out great each time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Simmer ham in cider for 2 hours.
  2. Drain, skin ham, and cover it with paste made from maple sugar, mustard, cloves, and water.
  3. Place in baking pan, pour cider over it, add raisins to pan, and bake 2-1/2 hours at 325 degrees.
  4. Baste frequently.
  5. Make thickened gravy of cider raisin drippings.

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