"This tangy sauce melds the taste of orange and raisins perfectly. Serve it as a topping for baked ham." — Marie
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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
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.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Raisin Sauce for Ham I
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 190
** Calories from Fat: 1
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