Bacon Cheeseburger with Crispy Onion Rings


Elevate your burger experience with our Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger, served with a side of golden, crispy onion rings. This indulgent creation layers juicy beef patties, crispy bacon, melted cheese, and fresh toppings, all encased in a soft bun. Paired with homemade onion rings, it's a feast that's sure to satisfy all your cravings.

Bacon Cheeseburger with Crispy Onion Rings

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • This recipe serves 4 people. 
  • Each serving includes one bacon cheeseburger and a portion of onion rings.

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 890 kcal
  • Protein: 45 g
  • Carbohydrates: 60 g
  • Fat: 55 g
  • Saturated Fat: 20 g
  • Cholesterol: 130 mg
  • Sodium: 1100 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g


For the Bacon Cheeseburgers

  • Ground beef (80% lean): 600 g (1.3 lbs)
  • Bacon slices: 8
  • Cheddar cheese slices: 4
  • Hamburger buns: 4
  • Lettuce: 4 leaves
  • Tomato, sliced: 1 large
  • Red onion, sliced: 1 small
  • Ketchup and mustard: to taste

For the Onion Rings

  • Large onions, cut into rings: 2
  • All-purpose flour: 120 g (1 cup)
  • Cornstarch: 30 g (1/4 cup)
  • Baking powder: 1 tsp
  • Paprika: 1 tsp
  • Milk: 240 ml (1 cup)
  • Egg: 1
  • Breadcrumbs: 200 g (2 cups)
  • Vegetable oil: for frying
  • Salt and pepper: to taste

Method of Preparation

For the Onion Rings

  • Combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, paprika, salt, and pepper in a bowl. In another bowl, whisk milk and egg. Dip onion rings in flour mixture, then in milk mixture, and finally in breadcrumbs.
  • Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

For the Bacon Cheeseburgers

  • Cook bacon until crispy. Set aside.
  • Form beef into 4 patties and season with salt and pepper. Cook on a grill or skillet to desired doneness. Top with cheese.
  • Toast buns lightly. Assemble burgers with lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon, and the beef patty. Add ketchup and mustard.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • For extra juicy burgers, don't press down on the patties while cooking.
  • Soak onion rings in ice water before breading for extra crispiness.
  • Customize your burger with additional toppings like pickles or avocado.


Can I make the onion rings in an air fryer?

Yes, you can cook the breaded onion rings in an air fryer at 200°C (390°F) until golden brown.

How do I prevent my burgers from shrinking while cooking?

Make a small indentation in the center of each patty before cooking to help them keep their shape.

Can I use turkey bacon instead of regular bacon?

Absolutely! Turkey bacon can be a great lower-fat alternative.