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Slow Cooker Ham for Cold Cuts

Slow Cooker Ham for Cold Cuts

Janice Pattie
A succulent and delicious ham, cooked slowly in cider, then rolled and wrapped to make it easy to slice cold.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 8
Calories 785 kcal


  • 2.5 kg Ham or gammon joint
  • 500 millilitres water


  • Place the ham into the slow cooker
  • Pour the water into the slow cooker
  • Cook for 4-5 hours
  • When cooked lift out carefully with large forks or spoons and dry off on kitchen paper.
  • Lay out a double layer of cling film (saran wrap) long enough to wrap twice around the ham, place the ham on the cling film and wrap tightly in the film.
  • Cover tightly with another layer of cling film if needed.
  • Allow to cool in the fridge until completely cold (overnight).
  • Unwrap and slice as required.


The slices can be eaten cold or reheated and served with chutney, mustard or gravy.


Calories: 785kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 67gFat: 52gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 193mgSodium: 3711mgPotassium: 893mgSugar: 1gCalcium: 22mgIron: 2.7mg