Classic hamburger

Classic hamburger

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Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

60 min

Baking

15 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
166⅔ g
ground beef
116⅔ g
flour
tsp
dry yeast
4⅓ g
diastatic malt powder
46⅔ ml
milk (divided)
33⅓ ml
water
6⅔ g
sugar
1⅔ g
salt
8⅓ g
soft butter
egg (divided)
tbsp
sesame
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
flour for work surface
lettuce for topping
tomato for topping
homemade fried onions for topping
ketchup for serving
mustard for serving
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Utensils

large bowl, rubber spatula, kitchen towel, steam combination oven, baking sheet, parchment paper, damp kitchen towel, baking brush, small bowl, frying pan, wooden spatula, serrated knife, cutting board, knife

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Nutrition per serving

Cal574
Fat18 g
Protein35 g
Carb66 g
  • Step 1/8

    To prepare the buns, add flour, yeast, salt, and malt to a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine, then add some milk, water, sugar, soft butter, and half of the beaten egg. Combine with a rubber spatula. Then knead for approx. 6 min. with hands, until the dough springs back when you push it gently with your finger.
    • 116⅔ g wheat flour
    • tsp dry yeast
    • 4⅓ g diastatic malt powder
    • 33⅓ ml milk
    • 33⅓ ml water
    • 6⅔ g sugar
    • 1⅔ g salt
    • 8⅓ g soft butter
    • beaten egg
    • large bowl
    • rubber spatula

    To prepare the buns, add flour, yeast, salt, and malt to a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine, then add some milk, water, sugar, soft butter, and half of the beaten egg. Combine with a rubber spatula. Then knead for approx. 6 min. with hands, until the dough springs back when you push it gently with your finger.

  • Step 2/8

    Cover dough with a wet kitchen towel and let rise at 35°C/95°F (upper and lower heat). Alternatively, let rise without towel in automated program “yeast dough” for 30 min.
    • kitchen towel
    • steam combination oven

    Cover dough with a wet kitchen towel and let rise at 35°C/95°F (upper and lower heat). Alternatively, let rise without towel in automated program “yeast dough” for 30 min.

  • Step 3/8

    Knead dough briefly, divide into portions, transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet, cover with a damp towel, and let rise for another 10 min. in a warm place. Alternatively, let rise in oven at 35°C/95°F (upper and lower heat) or without towel in automated program “yeast dough."
    • flour for work surface
    • baking sheet
    • parchment paper
    • damp kitchen towel

    Knead dough briefly, divide into portions, transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet, cover with a damp towel, and let rise for another 10 min. in a warm place. Alternatively, let rise in oven at 35°C/95°F (upper and lower heat) or without towel in automated program “yeast dough."

  • Step 4/8

    Then, roll dough pieces into smooth balls, transfer back to parchment-lined baking sheet, and cover with a damp kitchen towel. Let rise for another approx. 30 min. in a warm place.
    • baking sheet
    • parchment paper

    Then, roll dough pieces into smooth balls, transfer back to parchment-lined baking sheet, and cover with a damp kitchen towel. Let rise for another approx. 30 min. in a warm place.

  • Step 5/8

    Combine remaining egg with remaining milk and carefully brush buns with mixture. Sprinkle with sesame and bake with convection function at 190°C / 375°F for approx. 10 – 15 min until golden brown.
    • egg
    • 13⅓ ml milk
    • tbsp sesame
    • baking brush
    • steam combination oven
    • small bowl

    Combine remaining egg with remaining milk and carefully brush buns with mixture. Sprinkle with sesame and bake with convection function at 190°C / 375°F for approx. 10 – 15 min until golden brown.

  • Step 6/8

    For the patties, season ground beef with salt and pepper.
    • 166⅔ g ground beef
    • salt
    • pepper
    • large bowl

    For the patties, season ground beef with salt and pepper.

  • Step 7/8

    Form 6 equal-sized patties and cook in a frying pan greased with oil over medium-high heat for approx. 3 – 5 min., or until browned on each side and cooked through.
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • frying pan
    • wooden spatula

    Form 6 equal-sized patties and cook in a frying pan greased with oil over medium-high heat for approx. 3 – 5 min., or until browned on each side and cooked through.

  • Step 8/8

    Rip lettuce into bite-sized pieces. Cut tomato into thin slices. Halve burger buns horizontally, spread ketchup and mustard on each half, then place patty, tomato and homemade fried onions on top. Cover with other half of bun. Enjoy!
    • lettuce for topping
    • tomato for topping
    • homemade fried onions for topping
    • ketchup for serving
    • mustard for serving
    • serrated knife
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Rip lettuce into bite-sized pieces. Cut tomato into thin slices. Halve burger buns horizontally, spread ketchup and mustard on each half, then place patty, tomato and homemade fried onions on top. Cover with other half of bun. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Classic hamburger

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