Crock Pot Ham with Maple Brown Sugar Glaze Ingredients
On the previous page, you discovered how to choose and prepare your ham…
It amazes me how easy it is to cook such a tasty meal for a large crowd.
A glazed ham is a delicious and luxurious dish typically made on Christmas and New Year’s Day, but also for any special occasion during the rest of the year. What’s so special about it is how the traditional slow-cooker cooking method completely preserves the moisture in the meat.
This gives the ham its delicious, crispy glaze, capturing the moist, succulent meat in one fell swoop.
Okay, let’s get the ingredients list now:
- Start by trimming excess fat and skin from the ham.
- Use a paring knife to slice a grid pattern into the ham.
- Add ham and 1 cup of water to slow cooker.
- Heat for 5-6 hours on low, until heated through.
- Remove the ham from the slow cooker and let it rest for 20 minutes.
- Prepare glaze.
- Bring pure maple syrup, dark brown sugar, mustard, pepper and cornstarch to a boil.
- Let boil 2-3 minutes, whisking constantly until the mixture thickens.
- Let glaze cool for about 5 minutes.
- Pat ham dry and spoon glaze over the ham.
- Heat ham under broiler 5-7 minutes until the glaze has caramelized.
This recipe is very economical and can feed a little crew on any special occasion…
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Via no. 2 pencil Slow Cooker Ham
A delicious slow cooker glazed ham is the perfect dish to serve on special occasions like Easter, Christmas, and other celebrations for several reasons:
- Impressive presentation: A glazed ham is a beautiful centerpiece for any holiday table, and the slow cooking process allows the ham to become tender, juicy, and flavorful, making it an impressive dish to serve to guests.
- Easy to prepare: Cooking a ham in a slow cooker is incredibly easy, requiring minimal preparation and hands-on time. Prepare the glaze, add the ham to the slow cooker, and let it cook for several hours. This frees up time to focus on other aspects of the meal or spend time with family and friends.
- Serves a crowd: A ham can be quite large, making it an ideal dish to serve when hosting a large group. This makes it perfect for holiday gatherings, where family and friends often come together to share a meal.
- Versatile: A glazed ham can be paired with various sides, from roasted vegetables to mashed potatoes to salad, making it a versatile dish that can fit into any menu.
Overall, a slow cooker glazed ham is a perfect dish for special occasions because it’s impressive, easy to prepare, serves a crowd, and is versatile enough to fit into any menu.
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