Baked Spicy Corned Beef

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  • 1 (4 pound) corned brisket of beef
  • 1 tablespoon whole mixed pickling spice
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle juice or fruit juice


  1. Wash corned beef and put it in a large kettle. Cover with boiling water. Add pickling spice, celery, onion and carrot. Cover, and simmer for 4 to 4 1/2 hours, or until tender.
  2. Cool beef in broth; then put into shallow roasting pan and score fat layer.
  3. Mix brown sugar and mustard; pat on beef.
  4. Pour pickle juice into pan.
  5. Bake in preheated slow oven (300 degrees F) for 1 hour, basting from time to time with some of the drippings in pan.
  6. Slice, and serve hot or cold.

Yield: 8 servings

Posted by philocrates at Recipe Goldmine 4/1/02 12:07:19 pm.