After Party Snack Recipe…
Bite size Cheeseburgers
Basic Bread Dough Method:
In small bowl, sprinkle yeast and 1/2 teaspoon sugar over 1/2 cup warm water, stir.
Let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.
In bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle, beat remaining 1+1/4 cups warm water, egg, powdered milk, 2 tablespoons sugar, salt, and 1 cup flour.
Beat until smooth and creamy, about 7 minutes.
On medium-low, beat in 3+1/2 cups flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until dough comes together, it will be sticky, about 2 minutes.
Add yeast mixture, beat on medium.
Gradually add butter, beat until dough is soft and sticks to fingers slightly, about 7 minutes.
If dough is too wet, add 1/4 cup flour.
On lightly floured surface, knead dough several turns into a ball.
Coat bowl with spray, add dough smooth side up.
Cover dough with sprayed plastic wrap.
Let stand in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Preheat moderate oven to 185°C.
Coat parchment-lined baking sheet with cooking spray.
Roll dough into 2 cm balls, place 4 cm apart on baking sheet.
Cover with plastic wrap sprayed lightly with cooking spray.
Let stand in a warm place until dough doubles in bulk, 20 minutes.
Brush egg wash over dough, sprinkle with poppy seeds.
Bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes, rotating pan halfway through.
In bowl, mix ground beef, salt, and pepper.
Shape 8 g at a time into 4 cm patties.
Broil or grill 1 minute per side.
Shape and bake per instructions above.
At serving time, preheat oven to 180°C.
Layer tomato sauce, tomato, and lettuce on each bottom half.
Place burgers on baking sheet, top each with a slice of cheese.
Bake until cheese melts, 2 to 3 minutes.