Baked Ham with Maple Mustard Sauce
- 1 (8-pound) fully cooked bone-in ham
- Whole cloves
- 1 cup whole-grain Dijon mustard
- 1/3 cup golden brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- Maple mustard sauce, recipe follows
- MAPLE MUSTARD SAUCE:
- 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a bowl combine, mustard, brown sugar and maple syrup. Remove pan from oven. Spread mustard mixture over top and sides of ham. Return to oven and continue to bake until mustard coating is golden brown, about 35 minutes. Transfer ham to a platter. Let sit for 15 minutes before serving. Serve with maple mustard sauce on the side.MAPLE MUSTARD SAUCE:
Stir together mustard and syrup until combined well.
Note: Sauce can be made 2 days ahead and chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before serving.
Yield: 3/4 cup
Recipe adapted from Gourmet Magazine