Lemon Glaze Sauce

Lemon Glaze Sauce
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Difficulty: Moderate
 
The perfect sauce for glazing home-cooked ham.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons whole cloves
  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour
  • 1¼ cups water
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, stir together whole cloves, brown sugar, corn flour, water, raisins, lemon juice, brown mustard, and cinnamon.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook until thickened.
  3. Strain, remove the whole cloves, and put them on one side.
  4. Remove the ham from the oven about half an hour before the end of the baking time.
  5. With a sharp knife make diagonal cuts across the surface of the ham.
  6. Push the cloves into the ham skin along the cuts.
  7. Spoon ⅓ of the glaze on top of the ham, and the remaining glaze at 10 minute intervals.
 

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