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Coca-Cola Glazed Ham

Coca-Cola is good for more than just drinking!
Coca-Cola Glazed Ham
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Try this classic ham that uses Coca-Cola to balance sweetness with acidity.

Ready in
2 h and 10 m
10 m
(prepare time)
2 h
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


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


Step 1: Heat the oven to 350F.

Step 2: Place the 5 lb. ham in a large pan with high sides.

Step 3: Rub the fat side of the ham with 1 cup brown sugar, and pour 1 1/2 cups Coca-Cola over top.

Step 4: Sprinkle with fresh herbs if desired.

Step 5: Bake for 2 hours, basting every 20 minutes or so. Continue baking until a thermometer registers an internal temperature of 140F.