Make this easy recipe for a pineapple brown sugar ham glaze. This pineapple brown sugar glaze is a crushed pineapple glaze for ham, pork chops or chicken.
For years I prepared my ham glaze the way, my mother did. Open a can of pineapple rings, place on ham and then pile on the brown sugar. Some of you may say yuck but others like me grew up on that ham. It was good, very good because my mom made it but it was just lacking something. I never realized it until I tried this pineapple brown sugar glaze recipe.
Just by adding a few ingredients in a saucepan and heating up the brown sugar with that awesome pineapple with the juice, it will make the most awesome crushed pineapple glaze for ham.
That’s right, easy peasy! I still add pineapple rings on top of my ham, I mean what’s a holiday ham dinner without those browned rings of pineapple hanging precariously on top of the ham. Yes, and I still use toothpicks to attach them to keep them exactly where they look the prettiest.
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And just look at the beautiful glaze that makes our Pineapple Glazed Ham so delicious. It’s very easy and only takes up a few extra minutes of your time. Who else uses a paintbrush to brush on glazes or butter?
And to show off our gorgeous ham, we are setting the table with these Table Linens that I simply love. Reminds me of the flour sack tea towels that my mother always used. I never know what I will find over at Antique Farm House but I always find a cool treasure.
Making a gorgeous Pineapple Glazed Ham is not as hard as one would think. This super easy ham glaze will rock your baked ham this Holiday Season.
What to serve with your Ham with pineapple brown sugar glaze:
I've been making this for about 40 years now! I still add the pineapple rings with the toothpicks and dump the brown sugar on top but then I make this on the side -- we call it pineapple gravy! I basically dump a can of crushed pineapples into a small pot with about a half a bag of dark brown sugar, make a slurry of cornstarch and pineapple juice (reserved from the can of rings) and heat it up till it thickens a bit and serve it alongside the ham. It's a family tradition that my kids grew up with. SO good ! Thanks for sharing the recipe - everyone should try this!
Sunday 21st of March 2021
I love this idea! Thank you so much for sharing it.
Saturday 6th of February 2021
Every mention of a memory had me smiling. Yes, the pineapple rings held on with toothpicks. Yes, basting with a new paint brush. Yes, cloves and brown sugar on top. I did it the same way my mother did also. Until I saw different recipes in my Betty Crocker cookbook, or in a magazine at the doctor’s office. Now, I just peruse Pinterest and get lots of great ideas. Yours is so reminiscent of the old way, with a twist of the mustar and lemon. I’m going to make it tomorrow , and thanks for the walk down memory lane.
Sunday 25th of October 2020
Can Heinz57 be used in this recipe?
Tuesday 27th of October 2020
I have never tried it with Heinz57 but if you do, please let us know how it comes out.
Saturday 26th of September 2020
Thank you for sharing.
Thursday 20th of August 2020
Can you use spicy brown mustard?
Thursday 20th of August 2020
I've never tried using spicy brown mustard but if you do, please let us know how it works. Thanks