Raspberry Orange Ham Sauce


Hi there– Just pulled the last of the Easter ham leftovers out of the freezer.  The thing about leftovers is that they don’t seem so sad if you give them a little extra trimmings to make them seem not-so-leftover.  Do you know what I mean?

So to wake up this dish, we splashed on a little raspberry orange sauce.  It was just fine.  —And the leftovers of the sauce can be used on ice cream or pancakes or in a smoothie…  Leftovers galore– I’m just glad to have them!

1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup raspberry jam
1/2 cup honey
1 tab. butter
1 tsp. cornstarch
1/4 cup water
1 cup fresh (or frozen) raspberries


Mix the orange juice, raspberry jam, butter and honey in a sauce pan.  Bring it to a boil on the burner and then turn down to let it simmer for 15 minutes. Then in a container with a tight fitting lid, shake together the cornstarch and water until they are all blended.  Stir this into the simmer sauce and stir until it thickens, just a couple minutes.

Pour in the raspberries and let it sit to warm them.  Serve it warm over your cooked ham.


14 thoughts on “Raspberry Orange Ham Sauce

  1. Hi Rhonda 🙂
    Oh boy this sauce sure looks wonderful!! I’ve never had a raspberry sauce over ham before what a great was to freshen things up.
    Plus I love that it can be used in so many different things 🙂

  2. Pingback: Easter Preparations: Raspberry Orange Ham Sauce ~The Thankful Heart – Once Upon a Spice

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