Ann Reardon

Mini Hamburger Cake Recipe

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I’m not sure whether to call these a mini hamburger cake or chocolate cheeseburgers. Either way they will make a delicious sweet surprise for your friends.

Makes 5 Mini Hamburger Cakes

Muffin Rolls:
240g (8.47 ounces) or 1 1/2 cups flour (all purpose)
164g (5.78 ounces) or 3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
61g (2.15 ounces) or 1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
milk to make 1 cup total liquid (wet ingredients) or 250millilitres (8.45 fluid ounces)
sesame seeds to top (optional)
Combine dry ingredients (except sesame seeds). In a separate bowl, whisk together wet ingredients. Mix the two together until just combined. Pipe onto a baking tray, sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake at 180C (356 degrees Fahrenheit) for 5-10 minutes or until golden brown.

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Meat Pattie:
55millilitres (1.86 fluid ounces) or 1/4 cup minus 2 tsp cream (35% fat)
100g (3.53 ounces) milk chocolate
5 of the roll halves from above.

Lettuce Fudge:
83millilitres (2.81 fluid ounces) or 1/3 cup cream (35% fat)
1/2 cup or 108g (3.81 ounces) caster sugar (super fine)
40g (1.41 ounces) or 3 Tbsp butter
120g (4.23 ounces) white chocolate
1 extra Tablespoon cream
green food colouring

Heat the cream, sugar and butter in the microwave for 2 minutes, stir, 2 minutes, stir, then a final 2 minutes.

Tomatoes
Raspberry or other red soft lollies

Caramel Sauce
2 Tbsp or 28g (0.99 ounces) dark brown sugar
2 Tbsp or 26g (0.92 ounces) butter
2 Tbsp or 30millilitres (1.01 fluid ounces) cream
Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine. Microwave on high heat in 30 second bursts, stirring each time until thick and bubbling.

Cheese
100g (3.53 ounces) White chocolate
yellow powdered or oil based food colour

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2014

by Ann Reardon How To Cook That

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All recipe quantities in the book are in grams, ounces and cups.

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  1. 3simulations

  2. I don’t have castor sugar what should i use instead?

    • Whizz up some granulated sugar in a food processor and it will turn into caster sugar. Not for too long though or you will have icing sugar!

  3. My memaws birthday is coming up she is turning 59 in October on the 18th so I want to do something special for her do you have any requests??please let me know

  4. Hi Ann. You might know this certain type of food colour: Dr Oetker Gel Food Colour Sunshine Yellow. It’s the only type I can get for the “cheese” in this recipe. Is it fine to use?

    • Hi Sav, It should be fine, just use a small amount, you can always add more if required.

  5. Hi dear,
    I want to make a big cake size ham burger ..can I make the bun roll in big size ?

    • Hi Rabia, Just adjust the quantities and cooking time to suit.

  6. i love your videos

  7. Hi will the caramel sauce thickens as it cools

    • Hi Sunshinegamer, If the caramel has been cooked properly it will firm up more on cooling.

  8. can i use milk instead of cream in the caramel sauce ??

  9. How many does this recipe make

    • Hi Awesimek. This recipe makes 5 mini Hamburger cakes.

  10. Hi! How far in advance can I make the fudge for the ‘lettuce’? Can I do it 2-3 days before plating and serving?
    Love your videos!

    Thanks in advance! Xx

    • A couple of days ahead should be okay. Store in an airtight container.

  11. Even though I’m a vegetarian I can still eat “meat”

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