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Heart Shaped Burgers

Heart Shaped Burgers: recipes to make heart shaped hamburger patties and heart shaped burger buns in your bread machine or by hand.

Heart Shaped Burgers: recipes to make heart shaped hamburger patties and heart shaped burger buns in your bread machine or by hand. What could be more fun and delicious for Valentine’s Day, than heart shaped burgers?  We made homemade heart shaped hamburger buns in our bread maker (but you can also make them without) and heart shaped hamburger patties for a delicious Valentine’s Day.  

how to make heart shaped hamburger buns

These buns are really easy to make in a bread machine -just add the ingredients and set to dough setting.  Come back in 2 hours and your dough is ready to form into hearts.  These are super simple, and pretty much fool proof.  But you can also make them by hand if you don’t have a bread maker, and they’re still pretty easy to put together.

heart shaped burger buns

heart shaped hamburger buns

They do take a little while to make, whether by hand or in the bread machine.  So make sure you give yourself enough time.  Maybe start the process in the morning if you can.  They take about 3 hours to complete, plus cooling.  And they smell amazing as you’re baking them.

how to make heart shaped burgers

Yield: 7

Bread Machine Heart Shaped Burger Buns

Bread Machine Heart Shaped Burger Buns
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water

Instructions

  1. Add the butter, 1 cup of warm water, sugar, 1 egg and salt to the bread maker. It' important to add the ingredients in order, according to the manufacutrues directiions. Next in the flour. Lastly add the yeast.
  2. Set your bread maker to the "dough" setting.
  3. When your dough is finished, remove it from the bread machine onto a floured surface and knead to remove the air.
  4. Divide your dough into 4 oz. peices, it make 7 buns.
  5. Shape each piece of douh into a ball, then make into a tear or chicken drumstick shape with your hands. Cut a slight in the larger side, and turn the cut sides down to the parchement to form your heart shape. Flatten slightly wit the palm of your hand.
  6. Place the heart shaped buns on a parchment lined baking sheet and cover with a clean tea towel to rise. They should double in size. It takes about 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Mix the remaining egg with 2 tablespoons of warm water, and whisk together. Brush the buns with the egg mixture before baking.
  9. Cook for 20 minutes or until the hamburger buns are golden brown and sound hollow inside when taped on the bottom. Cool before slicing.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

7

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 283Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 352mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 9g
If you’d like to make the heart shaped burger buns without a bread machine then follow the recipe below.

Yield: 7

Heart Shaped Burger Buns

Heart Shaped Burger Buns
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, disolve the yeast in 1 cup of warm water. Let sit for about 10 minutes, until the mixture is foamy.
  2. Add in the butter, sugar, 1 egg, salt, and flour.
  3. Mix by hand or in a stand mixer until the dough comes together. If using a stand mixer with a dough hook, continue unti the dough if smooth and elastic. If mixing by hand, turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough in a large bowl, sprayed with oil, turning once to coat the top and cover with plastic wrap. Place it in a warm place to rise until it's doubled in size, about 1.5 hours.
  5. When your dough is risen, place it onto a floured surface and knead to remove the air.
  6. Divide your dough into 4 oz. peices, it make 7 buns.
  7. Shape each piece of douh into a ball, then make into a tear or chicken drumstick shape with your hands. Cut a slight in the larger side, and turn the cut sides down to the parchement to form your heart shape. Flatten slightly wit the palm of your hand.
  8. Place the heart shaped buns on a parchment lined baking sheet and cover with a clean tea towel to rise. They should double in size. It takes about 30 minutes.
  9. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  10. Mix the remaining egg with 2 tablespoons of warm water, and whisk together. Brush the buns with the egg mixture before baking.
  11. Cook for 20 minutes or until the hamburger buns are golden brown and sound hollow inside when taped on the bottom. Cool before slicing.
how to make heart shaped burger buns

Heart Shaped Burgers

To make the hamburger patties combine 1 lb of ground beef with 1 package of onion soup mix.  Form into heart shaped patties about the same size or slightly larger than the heart shaped burger buns.  The patties will shrink slightly as they cook.  

heart shaped burgers hamburgers

Cut the cooled buns in half and top with your heart shaped burger and toppings of your choice.

heart shaped burgers

We served our heart shaped burgers with fresh cut fries and vanilla milkshakes.  You can see our whole Valentine’s Day party set up here, including our beautiful Valentine’s Day table.

With heart shaped burgers for Valentine’s Day, life really is a party!

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