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Baked Ham In Champagne Recipe

Baked Ham In Champagne                 
Posted by: Tuddles Sat, 8 May 2004, at 4:39 p.m.

1 9-pound boneless ham
1 pound light brown sugar
2 bottles extra-dry champagne
3 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
(optional: canned pineapple slices or spiced apples)

Score ham and place on rack in baking pan. Cover top with 1 cup brown sugar and pour over 1 bottle champagne. Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours. Combine remaining bottle champagne, remaining brown sugar, honey, ginger and mustard and bring to rolling boil in saucepan. Lower heat and simmer while basting ham every 15 minutes until done. Garnish with pineapple slices and spiced apples, if desired.

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