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Ham in Coca Cola

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“This comes from Nigella Lawson's book Nigella Bites and was posted in response to a request on the noticeboard. I've never made it, but her recipes rarely fail!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put ham in a pan, add onion and pour over the Coke.
  2. Bring to the boil, reduce to a simmer, put the lid on and cook for around 2 1/2 hours or around one hour per kilo of meat.
  3. Preheat oven to 240 C degrees.
  4. When ham is cooked, take it out of pan and let cool.
  5. Remove skin, leaving a thin layer of fat.
  6. Use a sharp knife to make large diamond shapes in the fat.
  7. Put a clove in each diamond and spread treacle over skin.
  8. Pat mustard and sugar onto the sticky fat.
  9. Bake in a foil-lined pan for around 10 minutes, or until crispy and bubbly.

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