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Coca Cola® Ham Glaze


Covers an 8-10 lb ham

Cooking Time:

80 minutes on ham


  • 12 oz. can of Coca-Cola®
  • brown sugar, liberal amounts
  • cloves (optional)
  • ginger (optional)


  • Score the top of a ham and place in a 325° oven until ham is hot
  • Remove from oven and cut skin off ham.
  • Pack outside of ham with brown sugar about a ¼-inch thick.
  • Pour 12-ounces soda in bottom of pan. Do not pour over ham.
  • Place ham in oven and let top of ham cook dry for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove and baste.
  • Continue cooking ham uncovered for one hour, basting every 10 minutes.

From the archives of Coca-Cola® comes the original recipe that contains no ginger or cloves. There's been hundreds of variations on it, but many include ginger and cloves.

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