This was one of the best glazes I've ever put on a ham. It is quite sweet, but if that is your thing, then this is your thing!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic and ginger for about 2 minutes. Add allspice, cloves, cinnamon, and star anise; stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add maple syrup, bourbon, and brown sugar to the saucepan.

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  • Cook and stir mixture until reduced and thickened to a glaze consistency, about 5 minutes. Whisk orange juice and ketchup into glaze until smooth. Strain glaze to remove spices.

Cook's Notes:

Recipe yields enough glaze for three bastings on half a ham.

I haven't tried this on bacon yet, but...

Nutrition Facts

169 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 27.2g; fat 3.1g; cholesterol 7.6mg; sodium 118.6mg. Full Nutrition
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