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Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

Fire up the smoker because today we’re whipping up a quick Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze! This is such a flavorful and delicious glaze, similar to the Honey Baked Hams you know and love.

Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze Recipe

Welcome back, fellow flavor enthusiasts! Today, we’re turning the dial way up on our trusty ham with an absolute banger of a recipe – our Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze. Trust me, this isn’t your grandma’s ham glaze. With a little kick of booze and that golden goodness of honey, this glaze is a taste explosion that you need in your life.

If you’ve been bored with that same old ho-hum ham, this glaze is your game-changer. Minimal fuss, maximum flavor – it’s as simple as that. And just when you thought it couldn’t get better, let me tell you – the ease of whipping up this bad boy is going to make you mad you didn’t make it sooner.

So, are you ready to turn your double-smoked ham into the talk of the table? Then buckle up, my friends, because we’re about to deep-dive into the how-tos of creating this intoxicatingly sweet and savory Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze. Get it!

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Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze shopping list

Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • Butter
  • Dark brown sugar
  • Orange Jameson Whiskey
  • Honey
  • Orange juice
  • Brown mustard seeds
  • Dry mustard

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Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

How to make Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

This is just the overview so you can see what you’re actually getting into here. When you are cooking, you’ll want to use the full recipe at the bottom of the page.



Combine all the glaze ingredients in a saucepan and stir until combined.



Simmer the glaze mixture over low to medium-low heat for 4-5 minutes.

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Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

Spiked Honey Baked Ham FAQ

Can you use this glaze on an oven-baked ham?

Yes! Whether you want to smoke your ham or cook it in the oven, either method will work with this glaze.

Can the liquor be omitted?

If you don’t want to use the whiskey in this recipe it can be omitted and replaced with a little extra orange juice.

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Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze
Yield: 12 servings

Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

Spiked Honey Baked Ham Glaze

This amazing spiked honey baked ham glaze is perfect for our double-smoked hams! You'll love it!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes


  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Orange Jameson Whiskey
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons black or brown mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoons dry mustard


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat. Simmer for 4-5 minutes. Use as a glaze for your favorite smoked ham.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 143Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 91mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 0gSugar: 19gProtein: 1g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate.

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Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.

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