Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sugar-Crusted Ham

  • 1 reduced-sodium smoked ham half about -- 10-pound cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate -- undiluted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground pepper
1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
2. Trim rind and excess fat from ham, leaving a 1/8 inch thick layer of fat. Score sides and top of ham in a diamond pattern. Place ham on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake
at 325 for 1 1/2 hours.
3. Combine lemonade concentrate, honey, and cinnamon; brush over ham. Combine sugar and pepper, and stir well. Pack sugar mixture onto scored surface of ham. Bake an additional 50 minutes. Place ham on a platter, and let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

Yield: 32
(3-ounce) servings.

Note: Leftover ham should be removed from bone: wrap ham tightly and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Exchanges: 3 P/M, 40 C. Per serving: CAL 125 (33% from fat): PRO 12.4 g: FAT 4.6g (sat 1.6 g); CARB 8 g; FIB 0.l g: CHOL 41 mg; IRON 0.7 mg: SOD 428 mg; CALC 6.9 mg.

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