Beefburger stacks

Burger stack

Burger stackA great tip when making burgers for children is to make them the right size – three bite size beefburger stacks is good. Not only do they look more appetizing, but you also save money as they don’t take so long to cook and the children only eat what they can manage.

Let the kids decide how many beefburger stacks they can eat, and let them help stack the burgers, then freeze the rest for another day. Toast sliced pan bread and cut out circles – again cheaper than burger buns and healthier.

Serving: 4

Total time: 50 minutes


  • 500 g mince beef
  • 2 cups fine breadcrumbs
  • 1 pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 6 slices of bread
  • 4 cup lettuce leaves
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 g cheese
  • 2 tblsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tblsp tomato ketchup


Oven Temperature: 350F – 180C – Gas Mark 4 – Moderate

  • Mix all the ingredients excluding the bread/cheese/lettuce/tomatoes in a bowl and roll into golf ball sizes. Press to form small patties
  • Place patties on a baking tray and cook for aprrox 25 minutes
  • Toast the bread and cut out 2 circles from each slice with a scone cutter
  • When patties are cooked, organise the layers like so: Bread – salad – burger – sauce. Repeat until you use all 3 circles of bread and 2 burgers per serving
  • To secure the stack of burgers, thread through a skewer
  • Serve with home made wedge potatoes and a mixed salad