Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 Smoked New York State ham - (12 to 14 lbs)

  2. Cloves - as needed

  3. Glaze

  4. 1 cup 237ml Bourbon

  5. 2 cups 474ml Molasses

  6. 1 tablespoon 15ml Peppercorns

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Remove skin from ham, leaving 1/4- to 1/2-inch of fat on ham. Score the fat into diamond shapes and insert cloves in a decorative manner.

  2. In a saucepan, bring bourbon, molasses, and peppercorns to a simmer, to cook off the alcohol -- be careful, the alcohol will flame a little. Allow to cool.

  3. Put ham on a rack in a baking pan, add 1-inch of water, baste with the glaze and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven. Depending on weight of the ham, the time will vary. It will take approximately 20 minutes per pound. Bake for 3 hours covered and last 1/2 hour uncovered, basting every 20 minutes with glaze.

  4. This recipe's yield depends on size of ham.


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