oven baked ham with honey

Ham baked in the oven and glazed with mustard and honey mixture…. Sounds dreamy, right? Well, you can cook yourself such thing at home, using your own oven and your own hands! Follow the instruction in this detailed recipe for Baked Ham with Honey Glaze.


  • 2.5kg ham (with skin and without bones)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 5 tablespoons orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • Few cloves


Mince garlic and mix with salt, ground black pepper, coriander, thyme and vegetable oil. With this marinade, rub in the ham and let to stand for about 3-4 hours.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Place the ham on the oven racks (skin “looking” down). Place a deep baking sheet below the racks. Pour 500ml of water to the baking sheet. Cook the ham for about 2 hours.

Combine grated orange peel, orange juice, honey and mustard and simmer for a bit over a low heat.

After 2 hours, remove the ham from the oven. Remove the skins. Brush honey glaze over ham. Jab some cloves.

Transfer the ham to the oven once again and bake for another 30 minutes. Every 15 minutes brush the ham with glaze.



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