Cherry Coconut Baked Ham with Creamy Cherry Topping

  • 5 to 7 lbs smoked ham
  • Creamy Cherry Topping
  • Flaked coconut
Creamy Cherry Topping Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup liquid brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chopped cherries image placeholder

Place ham flat side up on rack in a roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer so the bulb is centered in thick par Tbsp Do not add water. Do not cover. Roast in a slow 325° F oven.

(For fully cooked half ham, 18 to 24 minutes per pound.) Brush ham with Creamy Cherry Topping for last 20 minutes of baking time. Upon removing from oven, sprinkle flaked coconut over ham.

Topping Preparation:

Combine liquid brown sugar, cream and butter in small saucepan. Blend water with cornstarch and stir into sugar mixture. Add cherries and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Continue cooking 2 minutes.

Servings: 6 to 8
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member