Baked ham

Taylor Pass Honey Baked Ham


  • 1 whole ham (cooked leg, about 5kg, bone removed)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup Taylor Pass honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Place an oven shelf in the center of the oven.

  2. Remove rind by cutting around ham knuckle and loosening with fingertips. - - Pull rind gently towards you in one piece.

  3. Score ham fat by making shallow cuts in one direction diagonally across the fat, then in the opposite direction.

  4. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar and mustard. Rub over ham. Place in a roasting pan. Combine all other ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over ham.

  5. Bake for 35-40 mins, until caramelized, brushing with marinade every 10 mins. Rest for 10 mins before carving.
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