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Baked Ham in Champagne


  • 1 (9 - 10 pound) boneless ham
  • 1 pound light brown sugar, divided
  • 2 bottles extra-dry champagne, divided
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • Pineapple slices
  • Sliced apples

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  1. Score ham and place on rack in baking pan. Cover top with 1 cup brown sugar and pour 1 bottle champagne over the top.
  2. Bake at 325 degrees F for 2 hours.
  3. Combine remaining bottle champagne, remaining brown sugar, honey, ginger and mustard and bring to a rolling boil in saucepan.
  4. Lower heat and simmer while basting ham every 15 minutes.
  5. Garnish with pineapple and apples, if desired.