Apple Ginger Slow Cooker Ham

Difficulty: 1/5
Time: 15 minutes


5 pound boneless ham

1 cup apple cider

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon orange zest

juice from half an orange

1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

1/4 teaspoon allspice


Ham is a great for large groups. Ham in the slow cooker is even better! Cook large meals with plenty of leftovers or the perfect hosting entree with this Crock Pot friendly sweet and spicy ham recipe. If you aren’t sure how to slow cook ham, this recipe is a perfect how-to complete with a delicious apple ginger glaze to add tons of flavor.

  1. In a small saucepan, combine apple cider, brown sugar, orange zest, orange juice, ginger, and allspice.  Whisk over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and flavors have combined.
  2. Meanwhile, slice ham into 1-inch slices, taking care not to cut straight through.  Place ham in the slow cooker and pour apple ginger sauce over ham.
  3. Cook ham on high for 3 hours or on low for 5-6 hours.
  4. Remove ham to a serving platter and drizzle with leftover apple ginger sauce, or serve sauce on the side.

Exclusive recipe courtesy of Tanya, author of the blog Lemons for Lulu.  The blog can be found here.