Legendary Cooking: Whiskey Glazed Ham

Whiskey Glazed Ham

Whiskey, check. Ham, check. Gangs all here. And when you put them together you get this amazing Kentucky Legend Ham recipe: Whiskey Glazed Ham.

Try this recipe for this year’s Holiday dinner!


  • 4 to 6 pound¬†Kentucky Legend Half Ham
  • 1/2 cup whiskey
  • 1/3 firmly packed cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Orange slices (thinly sliced)
  • Additional cloves for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. On a rack in a roasting pan, roast ham uncovered, for about 20 minutes per pound, or until the meat thermometer reads 140 degrees.
  3. While ham is roasting, simmer the brown sugar, whiskey, orange peel, cloves, and allspice over medium-low heat for about 15 minutes (until slightly thickened).
  4. Brush the glaze over the ham about 20 minutes before ham is done roasting.
  5. Garnish the ham with orange slices, cloves and serve.