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Slow Cooker Cola Ham

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Slow Cooker Cola Ham
This easy crockpot ham recipe is very popular, made with fully cooked ham, brown sugar and mustard, and cola.

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup cola (Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, etc.)
  • 3 to 4 pound pre-cooked ham

Preparation:

Combine brown sugar and mustard. Moisten with just enough cola to make a smooth paste. Reserve remaining cola. Score the ham with shallow slashes in a diamond pattern. Rub ham with paste mixture. Place ham in slow cooker/Crock Pot and add remaining cola. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour, then turn to low and cook for 6 to 7 hours.
Serves 9 to 12.

A 5 pound ham could be cooked in a larger slow cooker. Cook for 1 hour on high, then 8 to 10 hours on low.

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 4 out of 5
Also works with uncooked ham (ie, Gammon joint), Member SnoraNora

You can use these ingredients with an uncooked gammon joint as well in your slow cooker/crock pot. I layer the bottom of the pot with brown sugar and then use only enough cola to make a paste of the brown sugar and mustard powder to cake around the raw joint. I put it in the pot on high for 1 hour and then low for another 5-7 hours depending on the size. Sometimes I'll even turn it over mid-way just to even the flavours out but that's not totally necessary. As it cooks the fat starts to melt and makes the ham nice and juicy (which is why you shouldn't use more than a dab of cola or it'll get soaked). If you overcook it it will turn sort of like brisket, if you get it right it has a wonderful soft texture. When you serve it you can spoon a little bit of the remaining 'glaze/juice' from the bottom of the pot over it. DELICIOUS!

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