Beer-Baked Ham

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READY IN: 5hrs 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 325 degrees.
  • Using a sharp knife remove the tough top layer of skin from the ham.
  • Score the fat diagonally in a diamond shape pattern.
  • Soak the ham in the refrigerator in the ginger-ale for at least 4 hours to remove the salt, turning the ham occasionally if needed.
  • After the 4 hours discard the ginger-ale.
  • Stud the top of the ham with whole cloves.
  • Place a large piece of heavy-duty foil in the bottom of the roasting pan (large enough to wrap the ham tightly in).
  • Place the ham on top of the foil in roasting pan.
  • In a bowl mix together molasses, dry mustard, pepper and beer; pour over the ham.
  • Cover very tighty with the foil so the juices do not escape.
  • Bake the ham for 20 minutes a pound.
  • Remove the ham to a cutting board place a piece of foil over and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Delicious!
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