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Roasted Ham in champagne - Champagneskinke


Traditional. Champagne like you've never tasted it before. An outstanding recipe for a special meal or a special event, this roasted ham will melt in your mouth.

Serves 6

  • 15 pounds ham
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 13 ounces champagne
  • 1 big onion
  • 2 tablespoons flour


  • Cut the garlic into smaller pieces and press inside of the ham.
  • Place the ham in a roasting pan and cover it with water.
  • Bring to a boil over the stove.
  • Sprinkle ham with thyme.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF
  • Cover the ham and roast for 2 hours
  • Drain ham of stock but keep 2 cups.
  • Remove sin and fat from the ham.
  • Pour the 2 cups of stock back over the ham.
  • Add the champagne.
  • Return to oven for 30 min.
  • Baste the ham quite often
  • Drain off the stock and reserve
  • Sprinkle ham with sugar and add onions to the roasting pan.
  • Raise oven heat to 500ºF und roast until brown and glaze.
  • Remove ham to warm serving platter.
  • Mix flour with the stock.
  • Cook over low heat while constantly stirring until smooth.
  • Carve ham and serve with sauce.


LastUpdate: 2015-04-21 10:32:48