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Mini hamburgers

Mini hamburgers


  • Ingredients for the dough:
  • 325g flour
  • 16cl milk
  • 1 small egg
  • 15g butter
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 12g fresh baker’s yeast
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 2tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 egg yolk (for glazing)
  • Ingredients for the garnish:
  • 200g minced beef
  • cheese slices for burgers
  • 30g butter
  • gherkins, ketchup, mayonnaise, salt, pepper


  • Step 1

    Method for the dough (steps 2 to 11):

  • Step 2

    Pour the flour into the mixing bowl and scoop out a little well in the centre

  • Step 3

    Add the salt, honey and egg, then the yeast (after dissolving it in a tablespoon of warm milk) to the well

  • Step 4

    Next, add the chunks of softened butter

  • Step 5

    Pour the milk into the centre of the mixture

  • Step 6

    Knead by hand or in a food processer with a dough hook until the dough is smooth.

  • Step 7

    Roll into a ball, cover with a tea towel and leave the dough to rise in a warm place until it doubles in volume

  • Step 8

    Once the dough has risen, press it to remove any air bubbles then divide into small segments of equal weights and roll into balls

  • Step 9

    Place the little balls onto a baking tray covered with greaseproof paper and glaze with egg yolk using a pastry brush, then add a pinch of sesame seeds

  • Step 10

    Leave to prove in a warm place under a clean tea towel for a further 30 minutes

  • Step 11

    Bake for approximately 10 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 200°C

  • Step 12

    Method for the hamburgers (steps 13 to 18):

  • Step 13

    Once the buns have cooled, cut in two

  • Step 14

    Season the minced beef with salt and pepper

  • Step 15

    Shape into patties the same size as the buns

  • Step 16

    Cook the mini patties in a hot pan with a little butter

  • Step 17

    Cut the cheese to the same diameter

  • Step 18

    Brush the inside of the bun with ketchup and mayonnaise, add a slice of gherkin, the mini patty and a slide of cheese, then add the top half of the bun