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Baked Ham With Pineapple

16 Dec

Baked Ham With Pineapple

Ingredients:

1 (12 pound) bone-in ham
½ cup whole cloves
½ cup packed brown sugar
1 (20 ounce) can pineapple rings in heavy syrup
1 (4 ounce) jar chopped maraschino cherries
1 (12 fluid ounce) bottle lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage (7 up)

Procedure:

1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F
2. Place ham in a roasting pan.
3. Score the rind of the ham with a diamond pattern.
4. Press a clove into the center of each diamond.
5. Drain the juice from the pineapple rings into a medium bowl, and stir in the brown sugar and lemon-lime soda.
6. Coat the ham with this mixture.
7. Arrange the pineapple rings over the outside of the ham.
8. Place a maraschino cherry in the center of each pineapple ring, and secure with a toothpick.
9. Bake uncovered for 4 to 5 hours, basting frequently with the juices, until the internal temperature of the ham is 160 degrees F (72 degrees C).
10. Be sure the meat thermometer is not touching the bone.
11. Remove toothpicks before serving

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