Baked Christmas Ham with Maple Syrup and Clove Glaze
- 1 leg good quality ham
- cloves, whole
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 teaspoon dried mustard
- ¼ cup cider vinegar
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- Preheat the oven to 180ºC
- Remove the skin from the ham leaving the fat on. Score the fat with a knife in a criss cross pattern and then place the cloves into the corners of the grooves.
- Mix the sugar, mustard, vinegar and maple syrup together and then brush evenly over the ham.
- Bake in the oven for approximately 45 minutes until heated through, basting 4 - 5 times throughout until golden brown. Once cooked remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before carving.