Post by chief_cook2 on Mar 28, 2005 10:09:07 GMT -6
Ham Loaf with Pineapple Topping
1 1/2 pounds ground cooked ham 1 cup quick or old fashioned rolled oats 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup milk . Glaze: 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup vinegar 3 tablespoons water pineapple chunks and maraschino cherries for garnish, optional PREPARATION:
Combine ham loaf ingredients; mix to blend well. Form loaf to in a ham shape and place in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Score top lightly in diamond pattern with a spoon or knive. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. While ham loaf is baking, put glaze ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook for 5 minutes.
Remove ham loaf from the oven; garnish with pineapple chunks arranged as a flower or a few flowers, with a cherry center. Pour glaze over the ham loaf and return to the oven. Bake 30 minutes longer, basting frequently. Ham loaf recipe serves 8.
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