Cider Braised Ham

Posted on 11/11/15

Are you planning a party or just wanting to cook something a little different for the family this winter? Why not try our new delicious, mouthwateringly irresistible Cider braised ham with a sweet honey mustard cider glaze!

We’ve created this delicious Cider Braised Ham recipe for our good friends at Aspall Cider. This delicious recipe is extremely versatile, enjoy hot with veg & potatoes or cold with a fresh crips salad or as a sandwich filler.



cider braised ham with honey mustard and cider glaze



Cider braised ham with a honey mustard cider glaze

Serves 6-8


For the Cider braised ham:

3.5kg ham joint, fat scored in a criss cross pattern

4 bay leaves

8 black peppercorns

2 cooking onion, peeled and quartered

1litre Premium Cru Aspall Cider


For the honey mustard cider glaze:

4 tbsp wholegrain mustard

4 tbsp runny honey

100ml Aspall Cider


Method for the Cider braised ham:

  • Place the ham into a large stock pot and cover with water. Bring the ham to the boil and strain, removing any extra residue.
  • Place the ham into a clean stock pot and half fill with cider and water until covered. Next add the quartered onions, peppercorns and bay leaves and bring back to the boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce the heat and leave to simmer for 1 ½ hours or until the ham is cooked through.
  • In the meantime line a deep baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  • Once the ham is cooked, remove the ham from the liquid and place into a deep baking tray.
  • Pre-heat your oven to 190C, gas mark 4.


Method for the honey mustard cider glaze:

  • Place all of the ingredients into a deep saucepan and gently heat until all combined & mixed. Allow the glaze to simmer & reduce the glaze slightly until sticky.
  • Using a pastry brush, cover the ham with the sticky glaze.
  • Place the ham into the oven to roast for 30 minutes until deep golden brown and caramelised.
  • Remove the ham from the oven, slice and serve with your favourite accompaniments.cider ham


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