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Sweet Ham Loaf 1

Sweet Ham Loaf

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 55 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Free Style



Sweet Ham

  • 3 slices thick cut champagne ham (roughly 100150 g)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter


Egg Wash

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp water


Sweet Ham

  1. In a saucepan melt butter then add the ham, cook slowly for 5 minutes in low heat. Add the sugar then continue to cook until it melts.
  2. Remove from heat then set it aside.


  1. In a stand mixer combine all bread ingredients, using the dough attachment process the dough and stir for 15 minutes, push the dough together once in a while. Add a bit of flour if it becomes sticky.
  2. Set aside the mixing bowl with the dough then place a damp towel on top and place in warm spot, leave it for an hour. It should be around 1.5 times the original size.
  3. Remove the dough from the mixing bowl, deflate then shape into a rectangle. Using a rolling pin flatten to 3/4 inch thick. Spread the sweet ham on top then roll the dough to form a long cylinder. Cut the dough into 6 sections then place side by side in a greased loaf pan. Set it aside then let it rise for another hour.
  4. Combine egg wash in a small bowl. After an hour the loaf would have doubles the size, brush the top of the loaf with egg wash then bake in a 180C preheated oven for 40 minutes or until fully baked.
  5. Remove from oven, let it cool then serve warm.