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Apple Glazed Ham

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  • Author: Regula Ysewijn
  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Preparing this glazed ham is actually very easy. Imagine how much you can save by cooking your own ham if you have a large family to feed.


  • 2 kg gammon
  • a lot of cloves

for the cooking tray

  • 1 teaspoon of cinamon (or 1 stick)
  • 10 peppercorns
  • half an apple cut into small wedges
  • 2 bay leaves
  • a small sprig of thyme
  • 1 small onion

for the glaze

  • 4 teaspoons of apple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons of mustard
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar


  1. preheat your oven to 160° Gas
  2. Cook the gammon by filling half a roasting tray with apple juice or water, add the mix of spices and finally the ham.
  3. Cover with tinfoil and leave to cook for about 45-60 minutes.
  4. Prepare the glaze by adding all the ingredients to a small pan and warm it through.
  5. When ready, take the ham out of the oven and let it rest for 30 minutes, covered.
  6. After the ham has rested and cooled, take of the skin but leaving a generous amount of fat on the meat.
  7. Score the meat with a sharp knife and stick a clove in each crossing.
  8. Now you can start brushing the glaze onto the meat.
  9. Brush on one generous coating and put the ham in the oven for 30 minutes. Add another coating of glaze after 15 minutes.
  10. Ones removed from the oven, leave to rest in the baking tin for 10 minutes while you set the table.


We ate this ham with roasted potatoes and a fresh salad.

The leftover ham is great in pasta dishes or in a sandwich, the options are endless.

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 45 mins
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