Score the ham with a sharp knife, cutting in about 1/4 inch and making a diamond pattern on the ham surface.
Insert a whole clove in the crossed point of each diamond.
Place the ham in a shallow baking pan.Smear evenly on top and sides with the mustard.
Pat over the sugar.
Pour the apple juice in the bottom of the pan.
Bake in a 325 º F. oven until hot through.(instant thermometer should read 160 º F.)Meanwhile, combine the apricots and Madeira in a small saucepan.Bring to a boil, cover and remove from the heat.About 30 – 45 minutes before the ham is done, add the apricots with their liquid to the pan.Continue to bake, basting the ham every 10 minute.
Transfer the ham to a serving platter.
Attach the apricots with toothpicks to the top of the ham.
Serve with the pan juices on the side to ladle over.