Baked Ham with Cola
1 (20 oz.) can sliced pineapple
1 fully cooked smoke ham, whole or half
2-4 c. (depending on size of ham) cola beverage
Canned or cooked fresh sweet potatoes (optional amount depends on servings desired)
Parsley sprigs (optional)
Arrange pineapple on ham; secure with wood picks. Place ham in shallow pan. Pour cola over ham; bake 15 minutes per pound in preheated 350 degree oven, basting with pan juices occasionally. Remove to warm platter and let stand 20 minutes before carving. Serve with sweet potatoes and hot ham drippings. Garnish with parsley. Makes approximately 30 servings with whole ham, 15 servings with half. NOTE: If desired, heat sweet potatoes in pan juices along with ham last half hour.