Apple & Fig Glazed Ham

Published 19th November, 2019

Cuisine: Australian  

Preparation: 20 Mins   Cooking: 40 Mins


  • 1 x 6-7kg Barossa Fine FoodsWwhole Ham on Bone
  • Whole cloves
  • 1 cup fig jam
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • 2 tbls balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • Pinch sea salt


  1. In a small saucepan combine the fig jam, brown sugar, apple juice, balsamic vinegar, cinnamon & sea salt. Stir over a low heat until combined & the sugar has dissolved, remove from heat & strain.
  2. Preheat the oven to 190℃.
  3. Prepare the ham by removing the rind with a small sharp knife, score the fat in a diamond pattern. Push a whole clove into the centre of each diamond & cover the shank with foil to prevent it from burning. Place ham on a lightly greased rack over a baking pan lined with baking paper.
  4. Brush the ham with the glaze & bake for 35-40 minutes, basting every 10 minutes till the ham is golden & caramelised.