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How do I prepare my Hormel®Cure 81® boneless ham?

Here are our instructions for making a delicious HORMEL® CURE 81® ham.

  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. Have available a large baking pan, a 1-cup measuring cup and aluminum foil.
  3. Remove ham from packaging and place in baking pan.
  4. Add 1 cup water to the pan.
  5. Cover the pan securely with foil.
  6. Bake the ham 20 minutes per pound. The optimum serving temperature is 135°F. to 140°F.
  7. See the recipe below for a spiced cranberry glaze recipe.
  8. If using a glaze, apply half of the glaze 30 minutes before the ham is done baking.
  9. Continue baking, uncovered, 30 minutes.
  10. Serve the ham with the remaining glaze.

Spiced Cranberry Glaze

  • 1 (16-ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice

Mix all ingredients over low heat until smooth.

Hormel® Cure 81® ham