McGonigle’s Famous Ham Loaf

McGonigles-Market-Ham-LoafIf you’ve never heard about our ham loaf, you’re missing out! We have been making our ham loaf mix since we opened our store in 1951 and among those who’ve tried it, it has become a family favorite. It’s been around for so many decades it’s reached near legendary status. So what exactly is ham loaf? It’s a combination of ground ham, veal and pork and it’s absolutely delicious. There really is nothing else like it. Give it a try on your table. Here’s a great recipe:

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Loaf

Prep Time

10 Min

Bake Time

2+ Hours

Total Time

2 Hours & 10 Min

Servings: 4 people


  • 1 ½ to 2 lb ham loaf mix
  • ½ cup fine bread crumbs (2 slices)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • ¼ teaspoon liquid smoke


Brown Sugar Glaze

  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoons dry mustard
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon liquid smoke


  1. Combine loaf ingredients and mix well.
  2. Place mixture in a glass loaf pan.
  3. Bake in a 350 degree oven one hour.
  4. Drain drippings and baste the brown sugar glaze over the loaf.
  5. Continue baking 30 minutes, basting often with the glaze.

Stop by and pick up our exclusive ham loaf mix and introduce your family to this delicious dish that’s sure to become a favorite. Pick up your ham loaf mix and other ingredients at our store on Ward Parkway at 79th Street. For the one and only ham loaf…it must be McGonigle’s.

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