Honey and Lavender Slow Cooked Ham is a lovely recipe with a very gently taste of lavender against the sweetness of honey and the juices from the ham from being slow cooked. A really delicious recipe!

You only have to take a look at the photo of Peggy's Honey & Lavender Slow cooked Ham and you just know it's going to be delicious!

The subtle hint of lavender is a pure delight, and mixed in with the honey and juices from the meat cooking, this is a truly wonderful meal, all done in a slow cooker.
So let's see what Peggy does in this recipe to get a tasty dinner.

Recipe from Peggy Mitchell

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 hrs

Yield: 4 - 6 Persons

Ingredients

5 lbs Butt Ham - cut recommended by Peggy is Butt Ham
16 oz / 450 g can of sliced pineapples use the juice as well
8oz / 225 g jar of sweet cherries maraschino
1/4 cup / 85 g of honey with lavender or Plain Clover honey. Either will give you a wonderful flavour
1 tsp of Chinese 5 spice
3 whole cloves
1/4 cup/ 85 g of maple syrup

I cooked my yellow potatoes with the ham for the 5 hours they are candied as well.

Instructions
1. Add all the ingredients to the crock pot and cook on low for 5 hours.

2. When the ham is ready, to make the gravy, take all the juices and add to sauce pan.

Use 2 TBS of cornstarch and 1 cup (240 ml) of cold water to make thickening agent. Add to sauce pan and let boil and thicken, pour over your ham dinner and you will be very happy!

It tastes amazing and the gravy is so yum

Honey and Lavender Slow Cooked Ham is a lovely recipe with a very gently taste of lavender against the sweetness of honey and the juices from the ham from being slow cooked. A really delicious recipe!

Honey and Lavender Slow Cooked Ham
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 hrs
Total Time
5 hrs 5 mins
 
Servings: 4 - 6
Ingredients
  • 5 lbs Butt Ham - cut recommended by Peggy is Butt Ham
  • 16 oz / 450 g can of sliced pineapples use the juice as well
  • 8 oz / 225 g jar of sweet cherries maraschino
  • 1/4 cup / 85 g of honey with lavender or Plain Clover honey. Either will give you a wonderful flavour
  • 1 tsp of Chinese 5 spice
  • 3 cloves whole
  • 1/4 cup / 85 g of maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Add all the ingredients to the crock pot and cook on low for 5 hours.
  2. When the ham is ready, to make the gravy, take all the juices and add to sauce pan.
  3. Use 2 TBS of cornstarch and 1 cup (240 ml) of cold water to make thickening agent. Add to sauce pan and let boil and thicken, pour over your ham dinner and you will be very happy!
  4. It tastes amazing and the gravy is so yum!
Honey and Lavender Slow Cooked Ham is a lovely recipe with a very gently taste of lavender against the sweetness of honey and the juices from the ham from being slow cooked. A really delicious recipe!

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