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White platter with Pineapple Brown sugar Ham Glaze and a serving fork

Pineapple Brown Sugar Ham Glaze

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Author Si Foster, A Bountiful Kitchen


  • 1 4-7 lb cooked sliced bone in ham
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon prepared mustard yellow or Dijon smooth
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional


  1. Take ham out of refrigerator, completely unwrap packaging and discard. If there is a piece of plastic over the end of the bone (bone guard), discard.
  2. Let ham sit on counter for 1-1 1/2 hours in a heavy baking pan before baking.
  3. Thirty minutes before baking, place rack on lower 1/3 of oven and turn oven to 300 degrees.
  4. When ready to bake, place 1/2 cup water in bottom of pan, cover ham with foil and seal edges of foil to pan.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes per pound.
  6. Gather glaze ingredients while ham is baking, whisk together in a pan and cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved or the glaze is bubbly (about 3-5 minutes). Set aside until ready to pour onto ham.
  7. When ham is heated, remove ham from oven and turn heat to 400 degrees.
  8. Remove foil from ham and discard any liquid left in pan by spooning out or using a bulb baster.
  9. Spoon glaze over ham and return to oven for 10-15 minutes or just until glaze is bubbling a bit.
  10. Remove from oven and serve.

Recipe Notes

-Important to remember the ham is already cooked, you are simply warming the ham and glazing before serving!
-The use of mustard and cinnamon in the glaze are optional. I always use the mustard, but hardly ever add the cinnamon.