How Do You Make a Maple Syrup Glaze for a Ham?


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To make a maple syrup glaze for a ham, combine 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper. Mix the ingredients in a small bowl, and use a brush to apply the glaze to the ham.

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How Do You Make a Maple Syrup Glaze for a Ham?
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Chatelaine.com offers a recipe for ham with a maple syrup and mustard glaze. To make this glaze, combine 1/4 cup of maple syrup, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard or yellow mustard. Bake the ham at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes before applying the glaze. Once the glaze is applied, bake for 30 additional minutes, basting occasionally.

For FoodNetwork.ca's maple syrup glaze, combine 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of apple cider and 1/2 cup of unsweetened apple sauce in a saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons each of Dijon mustard, grated ginger and unsalted butter. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 5 minutes.

Bake the ham in an oven preheated to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake for 18 minutes per pound. Roughly 20 minutes before the ham is finished cooking, brush half the glaze over the meat. Bake for another 10 minutes, and apply the remaining glaze.

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