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Ham glaze brushed onto a baked ham.

Ham Glaze Recipe

This ham glaze is a combination of butter, brown sugar, pineapple juice and spices, all simmered together until thickened. Coat a ham in this glaze, then bake the ham to golden brown perfection and watch the rave reviews come in.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword glazed ham, ham glaze
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 143kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • pinch of cloves


  • Add the butter, brown sugar, pineapple juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves to a pan. Place the pan over medium heat.
  • Bring the pot to a simmer and cook for 5-7 minutes or until glaze is syrupy.
  • Pour half the glaze over your ham. Cover the ham with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes per pound.
  • Uncover the ham and pour the remaining glaze over the top. Increase the oven to 400 degrees F. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until ham is caramelized and browned.



Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg