Fruity Easter Gammon

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Fruity Easter Gammon

Ingredients

1.5 kg unsmoked Gammon Joint
500ml bottle of Cider
2 red skinned eating apples, quartered, cored and thickly sliced
2 pears, peeled, quartered, cored and thickly sliced
75g pack semi-dried Cherries
3 Tbsp. clear honey
25g slivered Almonds

Method

Place the gammon in a large saucepan and add the cider, reserving 3 Tbsp. Cover and simmer for 1 hour then remove the gammon from the pan.

Mix together the apples, pears and cherries with 2 Tbsp. of the honey and the reserved cider. Arrange the fruit mixture in a roasting dish and add the gammon joint.

Brush the gammon joint with the remaining honey and sprinkle with the almonds. Place in a preheated oven 180°C, gas mark 4 for 40-50 minutes, or until the gammon is thoroughly cooked. Turn the fruit occasionally. Loosely cover with foil if the joint becomes too brown.

Allow to stand for 10 minutes before carving into slices.

Products Used

MasterClass Non-Stick Heavy Duty 20cm Saucepan
KitchenCraft Pair of Meat and Poultry Lifters
MasterClass Vitreous Enamel Roasting Pan
KitchenCraft Silicone Pastry / Basting Brush