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Holiday Ham with Blackberry Sauce

This easy sauce really dresses up a holiday ham! Plus, it's so easy.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Sauce, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blackberry Sauce, Easter, Ham glaze
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


Blackberry Sauce for a Ham

  • 1-1 1/4 cup of blackberries
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup

Thickener for Sauce

  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 2 teaspoons of corn starch


  • Whisk together blackberry mixture, place on the stove, and let it come to a boil. In a separate dish, whisk together your thickener. Once the blackberry mixture is boiling, add the thickener. Then turn down to a medium boil, stirring for 2 minutes. Serve sauce over cut ham slices or as a side to your ham.


You can also use this sauce as a baste. Pour some of the sauce over the ham and bake according to directions. Baste every 20 minutes till done.