Easter Recipe: Smoked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze

Ingredients

  7 lbs. bone in ham you can go larger or smaller, just adjust the cook time accordingly

  1/3 cup BBQ rub

  1/2 cup butter

  1/2 cup brown sugar

  1/4 cup maple syrup

  2 1/4 cups apple cider divided use

  fresh herbs and fruit for garnish

  cooking spray

Instructions

    1. Preheat a smoker to 250 degrees F. Load the smoker with cherry wood chips.
    1. Coat a disposable aluminum pan with cooking spray. Place the ham cut side down in the pan.
    1. Sprinkle the spice rub all over the exterior of the ham.
    1. Place the pan in the smoker and cook for one hour.
    1. Continue to cook the ham for another 2-3 hours, basting every 30-45 minutes with the 2 cups of apple cider.
    1. The ham is done when a thermometer (inserted into the thickest part of the ham) reads 140 degrees F.
    1. While the ham is smoking, make the glaze.
    1. Place the butter, brown sugar, maple syrup and remaining 1/4 cup of apple cider in a pan over medium heat.
    1. Bring the pan to a simmer. Cook for 6-8 minutes or until glaze has just thickened.
  1. Brush the glaze all over the ham. Transfer the ham to a platter. Garnish the ham with herbs and fruit if desired, then serve.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes | Servings: 10

Calories: 448kcal

Hannah Menslage
Hannah Menslage

Hannah Menslage is the assistant publisher and editor of Katy and Fort Bend Christian Magazines. She also writes a lifestyle column and manages the social media accounts for these publications. Hannah is a journalism/communications student in the Valenti school at the University of Houston. In her free time, Hannah enjoys gardening, cooking and baking, hanging out with her dog and cat, writing and completing fun DIY projects. Contact her with any questions at hannah@katychristianmagazine.com.