Brown Sugar and Mustard Ham Glaze Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Brown Sugar and Mustard Ham Glaze  Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Brown Sugar and Mustard Ham Glaze

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"This is a recipe that my mother used to use for her holiday baked ham. It is a wonderful sweet and sour glaze. The best part is that you can adjust it to be sweeter by using more brown sugar or sour by using more mustard."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup glaze Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. Mix brown sugar with mustard in a bowl to make a smooth glaze. If mixture is too thick, stir in more mustard.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 06, 2012

Easy and delicious glaze for ham. I added a bit more mustard as it was too thick and somewhat grainy as you can see in the photo. It cooked down to a nice syrup though and this is definitely a keeper as this used only 2 ingredients and I always have these on hand! Thanks for sharing.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2012

Not bad for when you need to whip up a fast glaze. I used Dijon mustard, because I thought regular mustard would be too tart and kill all the sweetness from the brown sugar, I was right not to use it. Not something to write home about but it does the job when your in a bind. Could use some tweaking.

 

20 Ratings

Jul 01, 2012

Simple and lovely. Don't shy away from this one eve though it's not at all complicated. I did this recipe as a part of the Western Region's Faceless Frenzy July 2012.

 
Feb 22, 2013

Tonight was my first time making ham and I was looking for a simple mustardy glaze -- I decided to take a chance on this one! It's exactly the right blend of salty and sweet, everyone at our dinner party LOVED it! I only made one adjustment, which was to add about 2 teaspoons of maple syrup, just because the original recipe wasn't quite liquidy enough to glaze the ham. Will definitely make this one again!!! :)

 
Jan 12, 2013

I used 2 Tbs Dijon mustard, and 1 Tbs regular. Also added a dash of each ground cloves and nutmeg, and a generous dash of cinnamon. It was very good!

 
Mar 31, 2013

This was an easy to prepare glaze for ham, and I did make a variation (as well as using Dijon mustard as other reviewers have suggested). I used a small ham and a larger baking dish, and after glazing, some of the glaze slid to the bottom of the dish and stood a good chance of burning. My Mom suggested adding some orange juice to the baking dish, which I did (enough to cover the bottom) and not only did it prevent burning but it made a delicious sauce for the ham! Next time, the oj is part of the recipe for me.

 
Feb 04, 2013

This was easy and delicious. I added some pineapple juice, which made it very sweet, but I simply added more mustard to even out the flavor. A definite do-over.

 
Dec 25, 2012

Used regular mustard and it was absolutely delicious! The whole family loved it and begged for the recipe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 29 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 20 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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