Ingredients

How to make it

  • 1. Line a 10-by-14-inch rimmed baking sheet with plastic wrap. Mix beef and beef stock in a large bowl. Transfer mixture to lined baking sheet, and use a spatula to flatten. Place second sheet of plastic wrap over meat, and use rolling pin or hands to further flatten meat so it covers entire surface of pan.
  • 2. Remove top layer of plastic wrap, and use spatula to score flattened beef into 2.5-inch squares. Reapply wrap, and place pan in freezer until meat is frozen solid. See Photo
  • 3. Place dried onion in a small bowl, and add the hot water; let stand at least 10 minutes. Meanwhile, take frozen beef from freezer, and remove from plastic wrap. Re-score it with a sharp knife, and gently break patties apart.
  • 4. Heat a large skillet (cast iron works best) or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 of onion-and-water mixture to skillet. When water begins to steam (which should happen almost instantly), place 5 patties on top of onions See Photo. Cook, flipping once, to desired doneness. (Cooking time will depend on whether your patties are still frozen solid or have thawed a bit.) After flipping, place a bun top on each patty.
  • 5. Remove patties and buns, with a helping of onion, from skillet. Add bun bottoms, and any cheese or condiments as desired.
  • 6. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
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    " It was excellent "
    glitry ate it and said...
    taste delious
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  • pizzaman 9 years ago
    my kind of food. thanks for sharing
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  • valinkenmore 9 years ago
    Thanks, looks like the real deal! Liove this and the bun recipe!
    Thanks for all the wonderful posts.
    Nice not having rain last weekend!
    Valerie
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    " It was just okay "
    In2Eating ate it and said...
    This was ok
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    " It was excellent "
    donman ate it and said...
    Great clone! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    clbacon ate it and said...
    Cool!
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  • kristopher 9 years ago
    If these taste like White Castle, the name of my first born is yours!
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  • goodeat 9 years ago
    Nice!! bet Krystal Burgers would work too!! we got them at the store here instead of White Castle!?? don't know why since we are in Missouri!? lol!
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  • pleclare 9 years ago
    Adorable. Grandkids will love them. Me too! LOL!
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