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Jamon al Horno con Pina (Baked Ham with Pineapple Glaze) fully cooked in a baking tray and topped with pineapple glaze and pineapple chunks.
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Jamon al Horno con Pina (Baked Ham with Pineapple Glaze)

No other dish is easier and more delicious than a Jamon al Horno con Pina (Baked Ham with Pineapple). Perfect for holiday entertaining, feeding a crowd or simply an afternoon Sunday dinner. The pineapple glaze alone is to die for!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Puerto Rican
Keyword: Baked Ham, Glazed Ham, Pineapple Glaze
Servings: 10
Calories: 258kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 1 (7-9) fully cooked, bone in ham

Pineapple Glaze

  • 20 ounces pineapple tidbits use pineapple juice included in can
  • ¾ brown sugar
  • ground cinnamon
  • whole cloves or ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • pineapple juice
  • maraschino cherries


  • Take ham out of refrigerator 40 minutes before baking to allow it to come to room temperature.

For the Pineapple Glaze

  • Add all the ingredients except maraschino cherries to a saucepan and stir together. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Lower heat and allow mixture to become slightly syrupy (about 10 minutes). Set aside.

Cooking Ham

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
    Remove ham from packaging and set in a roasting pan.
  • Using a knife score surface of ham about ¼ inch deep in a diamond pattern.
  • Brush or pour a few spoons of the pineapple glaze over ham on all sides.
    Reserve the rest of the glaze for later.
  • Place a few maraschino cherries around ham.
  • Place ham in the oven.
  • Cover the ham with aluminum foil after one hour of cooking or cover with lid to avoid ham from drying out.
  • Bake ham for 1 -1 ½ hours more or until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees.
  • Remove ham from the oven and remove the foil. Increase the oven to 400 degrees.
    Brush the remaining glaze on all sides of ham and bake uncovered for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Remove ham from oven and allow ham to rest for 15 to 20 minutes before slicing.


Serving: 10g | Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 28IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg