Mini Beef Patties with 'Eggy' Hot Cross Buns and 'Mini' Eggs

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Suitable cuts:
Lean minced beef
4 people
Cooking Time:
20 minutes
  • 450g (1lb) lean minced beef
  • Pinch allspice
  • 5mlsp (1tsp) ground cumin
  • Seasoning
  • 3-4 eggs, beaten
  • 4 hot cross buns halved
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • Small knob butter
  • 5mlsp (1tsp) olive oil
  • 4-8 quail eggs
Mix together the minced beef, allspice, cumin and seasoning for the beef patties. Take small handfuls of the mixture and make into 8 small 'flattish' patty/burgers.

Cook under a pre-heated grill or hot griddle for about 4-5 minutes until thoroughly cooked.

Meanwhile place beaten eggs (not quails) into shallow dish and add pinch of cinnamon. Add the halved buns and allow a minute or so to absorb the mixture. Turn over and repeat.

Heat butter and oil in a frying pan and lightly fry buns for a couple of minutes each side until golden.In a second frying pan lightly fry the quail eggs.
Serving Suggestions:
Serve eggy hot cross buns topped with mini burgers and quail eggs.