This tasty brown sugar ham glaze comes together in minutes and will perfectly elevate the flavor of your ham.
Prep Time: 5minutes
Cook Time: 15minutes
½cuppacked light brown sugar
Add the brown sugar, marmalade, orange juice, cinnamon, and syrup to a small to medium size sauce pot and stir to combine.
Bring them mixture to a boil over high heat and then turn the heat down to low and cook for about 10 minutes or until it has slightly thickened. It should be like a syrup.
Finish by stirring in the butter until mixed in and use or store.
Make-Ahead: You can make this recipe up to 3 days ahead of time. If you are using this during a large holiday meal, I recommend making it ahead of time.How to Store: Transfer to a container and keep it in the refrigerator until cool. Add on a lid and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. This glaze will freeze well, once cool, in the freezer for up to 3 months. Be sure to thaw it before reheating and using.How to Reheat: You do not have to reheat this glaze to use it, but if you want it warm, add it to a small size saucepot and heat over low heat until hot.If you can’t find marmalade at your local grocery store then you can replace it with orange jelly, preserves, or the zest of 1 orange.Do not keep this recipe at a rolling boil, it will boil up over the pot as well as have the possibility to burn.You can replace the maple syrup with honey on a 1 to 1 ratio.Be sure to check out my glazed ham recipe to understand when to use the glaze.Feel free to add 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves for a mild spice addition.