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Coca-Cola Glazed Holiday Ham

Heidi Davison
This Coca-Cola glazed ham will stun and delight your guests with it's glossy finish and superb taste. The ham will be a beautiful centerpiece as well as the delicious main course.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 50 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 10 -15


  • 1 whole bone-in ham uncut (8-12 lbs) or 2 half hams uncut
  • Whole cloves for decoration
  • 1.5 cups brown sugar
  • 1.5 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 can Coca-Cola
  • Optional: parsley and lemon for decoration


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees or according to package instructions
  • Cut ham diagonally to make diamond shapes, 1/2 inch deep
  • Insert whole cloves into diamond shape until entire ham is covered
  • Place ham in a roasting pan or glass pan and cover
  • Cook ham for 1 hour
  • Combine all glaze ingredients in a medium sauce pan
  • Heat over medium heat until foamy
  • Reduce to low and let simmer 20 minutes until it thickens
  • Brush glaze over ham every 20 minutes after the 1st hour of cooking
  • Reserve some glaze when serving the ham
  • Decorate ham with parsley and lemon


*If your ham is more than 12 lbs, double the glaze recipe.Recipe is adapted from The Pioneer Woman.