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Upside Down Ham Loaf

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
Whole cloves
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained and reserved
4 cups ground cooked ham
1 cup ground beef
1 cup fresh pork
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup milk
1 cup dry bread crumbs
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon mustard
1 tablespoon onion

Instructions

Melt butter in a 9-1/2x5-1/4-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle brown sugar over the bottom. Insert 1 whole clove into each pineapple chunk. Place pineapple, clove side down, in butter mixture. Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Shape into a loaf. Place on top of pineapple. Set loaf pan inside a larger pan to catch the drippings. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1-1/2 hours. Invert on platter to serve.

Mary Kastor
Rock Island



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