Recipe: Ham Balls with Hawaiian Punch Sauce
Ham Balls with Hawaiian Punch Sauce
1/2 pound ham, ground
3/4 pound pork, ground
2/3 cup quick oats
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon dry mustard
2/3 cup Hawaiian Punch
2 tablespoons vinegar
6 whole cloves
1/3 cup dark corn syrup
Ham balls: Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all ingredients and shape into 1-inch balls. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake about 20 minutes, or until browned.
Sauce: In saucepan, combine brown sugar, flour and mustard, mixing well. Add punch and vinegar and mix well. Add cloves and corn syrup. Over medium heat cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and becomes clear. In chafing dish or crockpot, place ham balls and pour sauce over.
Serve with wooden picks.
The ham recipe can be shaped into a loaf and served as a main course with the sauce placed over the loaf about 15 minutes before it has finished cooking (1 hour at 350 degrees F) with extra sauce on the side.