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Country Ham in Apple Cider

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 (12 to 14 lb.) country ham
2 qt. apple cider
1 Tbsp. whole cloves
1/2 c brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp. mustard


Place ham in large container; cover with water and soak overnight.

Remove ham and scrub with a stiff brush.

Place ham, skin side down, in a roasting pan; pour cider over ham.

Sprinkle with cloves.

Cover and bake 6 to 7 hours at 324 degrees (30 minutes per pound).

Remove ham from pan; remove skin.

Place skin side up and score fat in a diamond design.

Return to roaster; make a paste of the brown sugar and mustard.

Coat the ham and bake 30 minutes longer.

Remove, cool and slice.

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