Coca-Cola Glazed Ham

Try this alternative to honey baked ham that uses this classic soft drink that balances sweetness with acidity.
Coca-Cola Glazed Ham

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Try this alternative to honey baked ham that uses this classic soft drink that balances sweetness with acidity.

Ingredients

  • 5  Pounds  ham
  • 1  Cup  light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2  Cup  Coca-Cola
  • 2  Tablespoons  fresh, chopped thyme (optional)

Directions

Heat the oven to 450 degrees F. Rub the fat side of the ham with the brown sugar, and pour the Coca-Cola over top. Sprinkle with the fresh herb if desired. Bake for 3 hours or until a thermometer registers an internal temperature of 140 degrees F.

Ham Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Ham Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.