4 tablespoons of packed brown sugar
4 teaspoons of minced garlic
6 pound ham
½ cup ginger ale (cuts the salt from the ham)
½ cup mustard (Dijon)
¼ cup of apple cider
¼ cup of maple syrup (not low cal)
Sliced apples (optional)
Preheat oven 325 degree
Before rubbing the ham, pour the ginger ale over the ham.
In a small bowl mix together garlic, brown sugar. With your fingers rub ham evenly with this mixture, place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake for about 1 ½ to 2 ¼ hours to avoid the ham getting too brown cover loose with foil in last 45 minutes of cooking.
In a small bowl stir together mustard, cider and maple syrup. If you like you can season with pepper, and serve with apple slices, sauce can be put in a gravy boat for serving.
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