White Castle Hamburgers (Copycat)

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 20 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place ground beef,onion powder, salt and 1/2 cup of the water in a food process, and process for a few seconds to ensure that water,onion powder and salt are blended through the beef.
  2. Place plastic wrap on the counter. Place hamburger in the middle, then place another pieces of plastic wrap on top of the meat.
  3. Roll the hamburger out to 1/4-inch thick. Remove plastic wrap cut meat into 3-inch squares. Poke holes in each piece five times with a plastic straw.
  4. Cover hamburger squares with plastic wrap. Freeze until partially frozen, but not frozen solid.
  5. Place onions, beef bouillon and 1/2 cup water in a frying pan. Sauté over medium-low heat, stirring until the onions are soft, and adding more water as needed.
  6. Remove from heat until ready to cook hamburger patties.
  7. To prepare patties, heat frying pan over medium-low heat, add water to onions just until the bottom of the frying pan is covered.
  8. Place patties in pan; cover with lid. It will only take a short time for the patties to cook on one side. Turn, and cook on the other side for a very short time. The patties should be juicy.
  9. When done place each hamburger on top of a roll. Add pickles, then cover hamburgers so they heat up the roll.


Most Helpful

Very close to real thing , Use real onions in my opinion.
I put the buns on top of the patty half way though
the meat cooking to steam the bun like white castle does.
I used better than bouillon brand bouillon for extra flavor.

Gourmetgreasemonkey March 28, 2011

Sorry for forgetting about the stars! 5 stars, hands down!

rothiii August 29, 2010

Dear Cookin in Texas, You are THE BOMB!!!! These things were great-just like White Castle's. I doubled the batch and came out with two dozen of these gems, and we ate and ate and ate. Wonderful treat for Memorial Day Weekend, except I gained three pounds. Love you, love you!!!!!

Bullscreeker May 29, 2007

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