Black Raspberry and Apricot Glazed Ham

Yield – 1 ½ cup

Cook Time – 2 ½- 3 hours

Ingredients

  • One 8-10 pound fully cooked smoked ham
  • 1 cup Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds

 

Directions

For the ham:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place ham flat side down in a tin foil lined shallow roasting pan.
  3. Score the top and sides of ham with a sharp knife
  4. Add a ½ cup of water to the pan and loosely cover with tin foil.
  5. Place in oven and set timer for 30 minutes.

 

For the glaze:

  1. Whisk together ½ cup of Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE with the rest of ingredients until combined.
  2. Add mixture to a medium saucepan on a low flame, stirring continuously until thickened (about 3 minutes).
  3. Add the remaining ½ cup Sparkling ICE and simmer for 2 minutes more, pour into a heatproof bowl.

 

Finishing the ham:

  1. After 30 minutes, remove tin foil and brush a generous coat of glaze on the ham.  Apply the tin foil back on loosely, and place in oven for 30 minutes more.
  2. Take ham out of oven and discard tin foil.   Apply another generous coat of glaze and place back in oven.
  3. Set a kitchen timer for 1½ hours and cook uncovered, glazing 3 more times every 30 minutes.
  4. Remove ham from oven and apply one more coat of glaze, slice and serve immediately.