Ham is a deliciously tender alternative to traditional Christmas turkey. It’s glazed, golden, and deliciously tender. We have recipes for all tastes, whether you are looking for easy, quick, and delicious recipes that can easily be made in advance or for stunning show-stoppers. We have all you need for Christmas, including video tutorials, party-planning tools, and cooking tips.
Were we able to whet your taste buds for other festive favorites? You can also try our other Christmas Ham recipes.
Cola Ham with Maple & Mustard Glaze
Our cola Ham with Maple & Mustard Glaze will be a holiday favorite, covered in golden sticky glaze. This easy recipe can be prepared in 10 minutes and roasted the same day or up to 2 days before. You can serve this dish hot or cold with your favorite trimmings.
Ginger beer & tangerine glazed ham
The ham with tangerine and ginger beer can be prepared quickly for entertaining. You can spend 20 minutes in the kitchen and still have time to enjoy your guests. The three-ingredient sauce thickens during cooking and caramelizes into a decadent coating. We guarantee that people will want to come back for more.
Slow cooker ham with ginger glaze
We like a recipe that makes use of the kitchen tools we love. Our slow-cooker ham, which is easy to prepare and versatile, can be served for Christmas Dinner, Boxing Day Buffets, or sliced up with chips as a hearty meal. This ham can be easily halved to make it suitable for smaller family dinners.
Sticky treacle-glazed ham
Our treacle glazed ham will make a stunning centerpiece. It is encased in dark, rich treacle with tangy orange zest. The ham can be frozen and is cooked using a steam-roast technique, so you don’t have to use a large pan. Mix the orange juice, mustard, and treacle to make a fragrant glaze. Then paint it generously on the ham.
Apricot & ginger ham
This fruity ginger & apricot is infused with cloves, bay leaves, and allspice. It makes an excellent Christmas main dish. Be bold and serve generously, and make sure you complete the slices. You can freeze it and do it hot or cold. This is great when you want to avoid cooking. We can’t promise that you’ll have any leftovers.
Gammons for the festive season
This traditional festive gammon will highlight any dinner, especially Christmas. This super-succulent recipe is made by bringing the meat overnight. The extra effort, however, is worth it. This recipe is juicy, moreish, and has a subtle spice. You’ll want to make it again and again.
Ham & Crackling
Ham & Crackling is a simple recipe that will help you save time in the kitchen. You can make it up to 3 days ahead and store it in the refrigerator covered. A plate of crispy, Crackling, and wafer-thin ham will be a hit with everyone. Slice the ham and crackle to serve.
Spiced Christmas gammon glazed with membrillo
This ham is a winter warmer with allspice and cloves. This ham, which is easy to prepare, has an irresistible quince-orange glaze. It gives your main course a Spanish twist. This spiced gammon for Christmas with membrillo glazing has the perfect combination of sweet and salty.
Miso-glazed roast ham
Are you bored with the usual Christmas food? Our Miso-glazed Roast Ham is a delicious ham with umami and subtle sweetness. This succulent roast ham is the perfect centerpiece to impress your family and friends at a Sunday dinner. It requires more work but will be worth it. If you have leftovers, it is perfect for making quick sandwiches.
Glazed gammon served with parsley and cider sauce
This recipe is an excellent alternative to turkey. Preparing takes a little time and effort, but it will be a hit with the whole family. This classic glazed lamb with parsley and cider sauce is full of seasonal flavors. This dish will be devoured at the dinner table or buffet. The next day, it can also be served as a doorstop sandwich.