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5 Fast Christmas Ham Glazes

18 Dec 2017

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Christmas is all about family and food. And when it comes to Christmas lunch, the ham takes centre stage. Make yours extra special without the hassle with these recipes for 5 quick and easy glazes – there’s a flavour to suit everyone’s tastebuds.

The best part? They’re super easy to make and only require a few ingredients!

1. Pineapple & Ginger Glaze

Sweet and juicy pineapple comes together with warm and spicy ginger to create a flavoursome glaze your guests won’t soon forget. Fresh, tangy and perfect for an Aussie Christmas, this easy recipe calls for pineapple, ginger and brown sugar.

2. Maple, Honey & Mustard Glaze

This sweet and fragrant glaze is a classic for a reason! Fit for a Christmas feast, this recipe for maple, honey and mustard glaze will give your ham a rich, glossy coating that makes your mouth water. All you need is brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, Dijon mustard, and cloves.

3. Coca-Cola Glaze

The secret to a Christmas ham that’s perfectly moist on the inside and deliciously crispy outside? This super easy, one-ingredient Coca-Cola glaze! Sweet, spicy and sticky, just grab yourself some Coke and some cloves for decoration and voila – a delicious ham glaze without the fuss.

4. Orange & Soy Glaze

Looking to mix up your Christmas feast with something a little different this year? We love this recipe for an Asian-inspired orange and soy glaze. Made from soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, orange juice and star anise, this tasty combination of sugar, spice and zest will have your guests asking for seconds.

5. Whisky, Marmalade & Mustard Glaze

Nothing makes a Christmas ham like a thick, caramelised glaze, and that’s exactly what you’ll be sinking your teeth into with this simple whisky, marmalade and mustard glaze recipe. It calls for orange marmalade, Dijon mustard, whisky and sea salt flakes, and will leave your ham delectably golden and glossy.

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