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Amazing Baked Ham

This Amazing Baked Ham is the tastiest and easiest main course you could make for any special occasion or holiday. It’s always a crowd-pleaser and makes Easter or Christmas dinner extra special with no muss or fuss.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked ham, baked ham recipe, how to bake a ham
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 918.52kcal
Author Lauren



  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Unwrap ham and place face down in roasting or baking dish. Cover well with foil.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes per pound (or cook according to specific package directions). Baste 1-2 times through cooking with ham juices that have accumulated in the bottom of the pan. Be sure to separate the slices as you baste. This ensures ham will stay moist.
  • Once the ham is done cooking, brush generously with glaze (on all sides and between slices). Bake or broil to caramelize. Remove ham from oven and cover with foil to rest 10-15 minutes. Carve and serve.


Calories: 918.52kcal | Protein: 81.53g | Fat: 63.39g | Saturated Fat: 22.6g | Cholesterol: 234.36mg | Sodium: 4486.78mg | Potassium: 1081.06mg | Calcium: 26.46mg | Iron: 3.29mg