Raisin Sauce for Ham I Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Raisin Sauce for Ham I Recipe
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Raisin Sauce for Ham I

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"This tangy sauce melds the taste of orange and raisins perfectly. Serve it as a topping for baked ham."

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Original recipe makes 2 cups Change Servings
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    5 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a small saucepan, combine raisins, water, orange juice and marmalade. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, stir together sugar, corn starch, salt and cloves. Slowly pour into raisin mixture, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring until mixture thickens.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 07, 2004

Decrease the amount of sugar a little, use a good quality orange marmalade which shouldn't be very sweet, and add a good splash or two of cabernet savignon! These small changes made for a very easy but memorable sauce to use with left over baked ham.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 07, 2004

Thin the corn starch with a little bit of cold water before you add it to the mixture, or else you'll end up with small clumps of corn starch in the finished recipe. Our family thought this recipe was too sweet.

Feb 28, 2008

This was a great base recipe to start from. I must admit I hardly ever follow a recipe exactly. The changes I made: I used dried cranberries instead of raisins. I left out the salt and sugar entirely. I used a shake of cinnamon along with the cloves. It was sweet and spicy and thick. Wonderful over ham or chicken.

Mar 30, 2010

My mom made this tonight and I didn't care for it at all. It was wayy too sweet for me and didn't really have any good flavor. Won't make it again.

Jan 02, 2010

This is a great sauce. I didn't have marmalade, so I used apricot jam instead. Delicious! Then I put the hot sauce through a sieve so it was a smooth gravy-like sauce. Thanks so much.

Dec 17, 2009

Very nice sauce to complement the salty ham. I had to use red pepper jelly since I didn't have orange marmalade, and I added a squirt of maple syrup. My family all enjoyed it, even the ones who don't like raisins (they just had the sauce without the raisins.)

Jul 06, 2009

I really loved this tangy orangy sauce,I used the blonde rasins and it turned out great.Big flavor and not to orangy the orange is actually pretty subtle,great on ham sandwitches the next day,mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Apr 14, 2009

I would omit the sugar entirely as it is very sweet. I used pineapple juice instead of orange and cinnamon instead of cloves. Absolutely mix the cornstarch with a little water before adding to raisin mixture.


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  • Calories
  • 190 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49.7 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 98 mg
  • 4%

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

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