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Try this Gorgeous Grapefruit Glaze for Baked Ham

  • Ingredients

    • 2 chopped carrots
    • 2 onions studded with cloves
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • 2tbsp brown sugar
    • 12 peppercorns
    • 1 Gammon joint
    • 1 pint cider
  • Method:

    Soak a Gammon joint overnight' Drain and discard the water and pat the gammon dry. Place the gammon in a  large pan and then pour over a pint of cider and enough water to cover the joint.

    Add 2 chopped carrots, 2 onions studded with cloves, 4 bay leaves, 2 cloves of garlic, 2tbsp brown sugar and 12 peppercorns to the pan. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and gently simmer for 3-3.5 hours. Skim off any scum during the cooking. When cooked, remove the ham from the pan and place in a  roasting tin. Let it cool slightly and then peel away the skin.

    To Glaze:

    • Preheat the oven 190C/375 F/Gas 5.  Score diamond shapes on the fat and stud each diamond with a clove.
    • Heat 8 tbsp of Cherry Tree Pink Grapefruit marmalade and the juice of half a lemon in a pan for a few minutes until it thickens to a sticky glaze.
    • Brush the marmalade glaze over the surface of the ham.
    • Bake in the oven for 30 minutes until the glaze has set.