McDonalds Double Cheeseburger Copycat Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins
Ready In 15 mins
Servings 1
Difficulty Not Too Tricky
One of the most ordered burgers at McDonald's, the double cheeseburger is a classic. Enjoy the double cheeseburger at home using the following recipe, this one is great to cook up a batch for any gatherings!

Top tip - The magic really happens in the last 15 seconds when the burger is put in the microwave, so don't skimp on this part!

Ingredient List

  • 1/4lb of ground beef
  • 1 plain burger bun
  • 1/2 tspn of diced onion
  • 2 slices of American cheese
  • 1 dill pickle
  • 1 tblsn of ketchup
  • 1/2 tspn of American mustard (French's mustard)
  • 2 tspns of boiling water
  • Salt
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    Recipe Method Continues Below.


    1. Divide the ground beef in to two even portions. Roll each ground beef portion into a ball and press them flat on waxed paper until each patty is around 1/8 inch thick.
    2. Cut the burger bun in half and lightly toast each inner face of the bun in a dry frying pan over a medium to hot heat.
    3. Remove the buns and cook each burger patty in the pan for approx 2 min per side. Salt each patty lightly whilst cooking.
    4. Put the first patty on the bottom bun, followed by a slice of American cheese. Then put the second burger patty on top, followed by another slice of cheese.
    5. Top the burgers with two slices of dill pickle, then the diced onion.
    6. Spread ketchup and French’s Mustard on the top bun and place on top of the burger stack.
    7. Microwave the whole double cheeseburger (including bun) for 15 seconds.

    Our McDonalds Double Cheeseburger Recipe came in at 3rd place in our “Top 10 Fast Food Recipes To Cook At Home”. Check out the other recipes that made the list!

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