Country Ham in Apple Cider
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1 (12 to 14 lb.) country ham
2 qt. apple cider
1 Tbsp. whole cloves
1/2 c brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp. mustard
Place ham in large container; cover with water and soak overnight.
Remove ham and scrub with a stiff brush.
Place ham, skin side down, in a roasting pan; pour cider over ham.
Sprinkle with cloves.
Cover and bake 6 to 7 hours at 324 degrees (30 minutes per pound).
Remove ham from pan; remove skin.
Place skin side up and score fat in a diamond design.
Return to roaster; make a paste of the brown sugar and mustard.
Coat the ham and bake 30 minutes longer.
Remove, cool and slice.