Try this recipe for juicy homemade beef patties on fresh baked brioche buns.


  • For the brioche:

  • 500g Laucke Sweet Bread & Bun Mix

  • 4g Yeast (included)

  • For the beef patty:

  • 500g beef mince

  • 1 French onion, finely diced

  • Murray River salt

  • 1 tbs oil

  • For the thousand island sauce:

  • 1 tbs pickled relish

  • 4 tbs tomato sauce

  • 4 tbs Mayonnaise

  • 2 tbs chopped fresh dill

  • salt and pepper

  • ¼ tsp Hoyts smoked paprika

  • For serving:

  • 4 sliced cheddar cheese

  • 1 pickle, sliced thinly

  • iceberg lettuce

  • mustard


  • 1.

    For the brioche buns, in a stand mixer combine 500g Laucke Sweet Bread & Bun Mix, 4g yeast, 270ml lukewarm water. Knead for 6-10 minutes, until the dough is smooth and elastic. Cover the dough with a clean tea towel and allow to rest for 10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Divide dough into approx. 120g pieces and place on a tea towel, cover with cling film to prevent drying and allow to rest for a further 10 minutes. Using your hands and a little flour, mould each piece of dough to form a bun. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Repeat with rest of dough and then allow to rise in a warm draft free area for 40 minutes. Pre heat oven to 200°C.

  • 3.

    For the Beef patty mix together the beef mince, diced onion and salt. Form into 100g sized patties and set aside.

  • 4.

    For the sauce, mix the pickled relish, tomato sauce, mayonnaise, chopped dill and smoked paprika together in a bowl, season with salt and pepper.

  • 5.

    Once buns have almost doubled in size place them into hot oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Then slice buns in half and toast the insides on a grill or hot plate.

  • 6.

    Fry beef patties in a large pan being careful not to over crowd them. Once almost cooked place a slice of cheese on top of each patty. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 2 minutes.

  • 7.

    To build burger place sauce on the bottom half buns, add a slice of pickle, iceberg lettuce. Then top with cooked beef patty and cheese, and a squeeze of mustard. Top with other half of bun and enjoy.

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