Cola-Basted Ham Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 (10 pound) fully-cooked, bone-in ham
<br>- 6 cups cola-flavored carbonated beverage
<br>- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon mustard powder
<br>- 2 tablespoons Dijon-style prepared mustard
<br>- 2 cups dried bread crumbs
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees (165 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Place ham fat side down in a shallow pan. Pour cola into pan 1/2 inch deep. Bake 2 to 3 hours, or until ham can easily be pierced with a fork, basting with cola every 15 minutes. Center of ham will read 140 degrees F (60 degrees C) on a meat thermometer. Remove ham from pan and cool.
<br>step 3: Increase oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
<br>step 4: Cut away the rind with a sharp knife. Combine sugar, mustard, bread crumbs and enough cola to form a thick paste. Spread paste over entire ham. Place ham on roasting rack in oven and bake 45 minutes longer, basting every 10 minutes, until mustard paste has melted into a dark glaze. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before slicing.
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Ingredients
- 1 (10 pound) fully-cooked, bone-in ham
- 6 cups cola-flavored carbonated beverage
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon mustard powder
- 2 tablespoons Dijon-style prepared mustard
- 2 cups dried bread crumbs

Directions
step 1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees (165 degrees C).
step 2: Place ham fat side down in a shallow pan. Pour cola into pan 1/2 inch deep. Bake 2 to 3 hours, or until ham can easily be pierced with a fork, basting with cola every 15 minutes. Center of ham will read 140 degrees F (60 degrees C) on a meat thermometer. Remove ham from pan and cool.
step 3: Increase oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 4: Cut away the rind with a sharp knife. Combine sugar, mustard, bread crumbs and enough cola to form a thick paste. Spread paste over entire ham. Place ham on roasting rack in oven and bake 45 minutes longer, basting every 10 minutes, until mustard paste has melted into a dark glaze. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before slicing.

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