Don Q Ham Marinade

INGREDIENTS:
Ham (purchase by pound according to how many it serves)
1 stick butter
1 1/2 cups Don Q Gold rum
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 pinch ground cloves

PROCEDURE: In a medium sauce pan, melt the stick of butter with the sugar and spices. Once thoroughly blended, add Don Q Gold rum and cook on medium for 5 minutes. Inject half of the mixture into the ham. Slowly pour the remaining mixture over the top of the ham. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 6 hours. For an interesting Creole twist, add coarsely chopped pecans when mixture is simmering with the rum.

Preheat oven to 350º. Place ham in a large roaster, bake covered for 1 hour. Uncover and reduce oven temperature to 250º, bake for an additional 45 minutes while basting regularly.