Trick or treat burgers

Trick or treat burgers
Your guests will believe in black magic after biting into this ‘burger’.
Serves 8  / 
Prep 90 mins  / 
Cook 0 mins


1 Co-op Madeira cake
100g Co-op mascarpone
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp golden syrup
75g Co-op milk chocolate (Fairtrade)
25g Co-op Fairtrade dark chocolate
24g golden syrup
50g Co-op unsalted butter
75g hulled strawberries
75g Co-op raspberry jam
300g strawberries
3 kiwi fruits
4 Co-op brioche burger buns


Cut 2 long, thin slices (about 4mm thick) from the middle of the Madeira cake, cut each in 1/2 and wrap in clingfilm
These will be the cheese slices
Weigh out 150g of the remaining cake, blitz into crumbs and set aside
Mix the mascarpone, vanilla extract and golden syrup to make the mayonnaise and set aside
Melt the golden syrup, butter, and milk chocolate and dark chocolate, broken up, in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water, making sure it doesn’t touch the surface
Remove, and stir in the cake crumbs
Pour the mixture onto a tray lined with greaseproof paper and shape into 4 even circular portions to make the burgers Chill for 1 hour
Mash 1/2 of the strawberries with raspberry jam to make a relish
Thickly slice the rest of the strawberries for the tomatoes, and peel and thinly slice the kiwi fruits for lettuce
Halve the brioche burger buns and spread the mayo on the bases
Top with the lettuce, burgers, cheese slices, tomatoes and relish