Honey Baked Ham

Honey Baked Ham with Fresh Pineaples and Honey Crystals Natural Honey Flavored Sweetener
Honey baked ham is great for the holidays and anytime when you are having family or a large group of guests for dinner. This honey baked ham recipe is a healthy alternative to the traditional honey baked ham recipe because it uses fresh pineapples and natural sweeteners instead of sugar, heavy syrups, or soda. These healthy ingredients add a delicious sweet honey flavor and fresh pineaple taste to the ham.


  • 6-8 lbs Ham (traditional, uncooked, bone-in butt)
  • 2 1/2 cups of fresh pineapple (cut into rings)
  • 1/2 cup of pineapple juice
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1 1/3 cups of Mama Healthy® Honey Crystals
  • 2 tablespoons of ground ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoon of ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon (optional)
  • Wooden toothpicks

If you do not have fresh pineapples use 20 oz. can of pineapples in light syrup.


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Rinse the ham and place it in your baking pan.
  3. Mix the ginger, Honey Crystals and water and pour over the ham.
  4. Pin the pineapple rings to the ham using the toothpicks.
  5. Pour the pineapple juice (or light syrup) over the ham.
  6. Sprinkle the ham with nutmeg and cinnamon.
  7. Cover the ham with foil.
  8. Bake the ham for 3 hours depending on the size of your ham (allow a bake time of 25 min for each pound).