Ham and the sweet taste of maple syrup are a magical combination. This is a delicious recipe that I discovered in an issue of Chatelaine magazine. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Maple Glazed Ham
1 small, fully cooked, boneless smoked ham, about 2-1/4 lbs (1.125 kg)
1/4 cup (50 mL) pure maple syrup
1 tbsp (15 mL) regular or Dijon mustard
2 tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
To gently heat ham:
Preheat oven to 325F (160C). Remove wrapping from ham and place in a shallow pan or pie plate. If there is a cut side on ham, place it cut-side down. Pour about 1/2 cup (125 mL) water into pan. Place a piece of foil loosely over top. Don't seal to pan edges. Bake in centre of 325F (160C) oven for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, stir remaining ingredients together. After ham has baked 30 minutes, remove foil. Baste ham with maple mixture and continue baking for 30 more minutes, basting occasionally with maple mixture. Use any remaining maple mixture as a dipping sauce.