The Great Australian Bake Off

These beautiful beef burgers with caramalised onions and garlic aioli have everything you need on a bun.


  • Hamburger rolls

  • 250g spelt wholemeal flour

  • 4 tablespoons seeds (poppy, sesame, white chia, sunflower etc.)

  • 500g white bakers’ flour

  • 30g salted butter

  • 14g dried yeast

  • 450ml water

  • 3 teaspoons caster sugar

  • 1 ½ tsp table salt

  • Hamburgers

  • 1 kg beef mince

  • 2 onions, cut finely

  • 2 cloves, garlic crushed

  • 1 carrot, finely grated

  • 2 tbs chopped thyme

  • ½ cup chopped flat leafed parsley

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce

  • Caramalised onions

  • 4 large onions

  • 1 heaped tablespoon brown sugar

  • 50g salted butter

  • 2 tbs balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tbs olive oil

  • Garlic aioli

  • 160g mayonnaise

  • 2 ½ tbs lemon juice

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • ½ tsp salt & pepper

  • Cos lettuce, red capsicums, canned sliced beetroot, avocados


  • 1.

    For the rolls, place yeast, sugar and water with a little of the flour in suitable mixing bowl and allow to froth. Rub butter into remaining flour and add salt. Mix the yeast and flour mixtures together, adding seeds. Knead until smooth and elastic. Prove until double in size. Knock back and shape as desired. Allow to double in size. Egg wash and bake at 200°C.

  • 2.

    For hamburgers, mix all ingredients by hand. Weigh to make about 9 hamburgers same weight. Roll and flatten to about 10 cm. diameter. Fry in a mix of butter and oil. Caramelise onions in pan over low heat with other ingredients. Mix aioli ingredients in bowl and refrigerate. To assemble mix aioli with mashed avocado and spread on each roll followed by hamburger, cos lettuce, red capsicum, tomato and caramelised onion.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (24 servings)

  • Energy 333kj
  • Fat Total 18g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 30g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Sodium 221mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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