Baked Ham Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Recipe
Apricot Glazed Baked Ham

Baked ham, especially this Baked Ham Recipe, is a favorite restaurant recipe on the weekends and for holidays. The restaurant guests have asked for the ham recipe many times and until now it has always been a favorite restaurant recipe.

The recipe is not difficult but the glaze of apricot nectar and preserves with orange marmalade really is a popular flavor enhancement.

You can use a pit ham for this recipe if you wish. It is a smoked, boneless ham that is completely skinned and trimmed of excess fat. It is a great time-saver, but is still a flavorful, tender, juicy ham.

Apricot Glazed Baked Ham Recipe

Preparation time: 1 1/2 hours. Serves 15.


  • One 5 pound old fashioned smoked, boneless ham
  • 1 cup apricot nectar
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • Pre-heat the oven to 325 degrees F
  • Place the ham and apricot nectar in your roasting pan
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the preserves, marmalade, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Spread the mixture over the surface of the ham and loosely cover the ham with foil
  • Bake for 1 1/4 hours basting your ham with pan juices every 20 minutes
  • Using a meat thermometer, check the internal temperature of the ham and remove it from the oven when the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F
  • Slice the ham and place slices on a serving platter and spoon the pan juice over the slices ham

Enjoy your Apricot Glazed Ham Recipe and the company of those you share it with!

No green ham for you! :-) - Donna

“Carve a ham as if you were shaving the face of a friend.”

Henri Charpentier, Chef to J.D. Rockefeller in U.S. (1880-1961)