The Coca-Cola Company offers a simple recipe for Coca-Cola ham, made with a half ham weighing between 5 and 6 pounds, brown sugar, Coca-Cola and crushed pineapple. After washing the ham, rub the fat side with brown sugar, and then pour Coca-Cola and crushed pineapple over the meat. Bake the ham at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for three hours. The recipe serves six people.
Food Network offers another recipe for cola-basted ham. To make this cola-basted ham, baste an 18-pound cured ham with cola, decorate with pineapple rings and maraschino cherries, and then sprinkle brown sugar on top. Cover the ham with foil, and bake it for 15 to 18 minutes per pound at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Baste the ham with cola every 30 minutes during cooking. This recipe makes between 20 and 30 servings of meat.
To make Food Network's recipe for cola ham in a Dutch oven, place a ham weighing between 4 1/4 and 4 1/2 pounds into a Dutch oven along with an onion and Coca-Cola. After simmering for about 2 1/2 hours, add cloves, molasses, English mustard powder and raw cane sugar to the pot to form a glaze. Cook the ham for an additional 10 minutes.