These party-ready appetizers are guaranteed crowd-pleasers!
Serves 8 to 12
For the burger patty 2 pieces Italian sausage (about 300 grams), casing removed 1/4 kilo ground pork 1/2 cup chopped spring onions 2 small eggs, beaten 1/4 cup breadcrumbs salt and pepper to season
1 (250-gram) pack pancake mix, according to package directions alfalfa sprouts slices of cheese cherry tomato slices
maple barbecue sauce (optional) (see tip below)
1 Make the burger patty: In a bowl, mix together Italian sausage, ground pork, spring onions, eggs, and breadcrumbs; season with salt and pepper. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls and flatten. Set aside in chiller.
2 Cook pancakes in a nonstick pan, shaping them into about 2-inch rounds. Set aside. Pan-fry the burgers until browned.
3 To assemble, top a pancake with some alfalfa sprouts then top with a burger patty. Follow with a slice of cheese and cherry tomato slices. Cover with another pancake. Repeat until done. If desired, serve with maple barbecue sauce (see tip below).
Saucy tip: To make the maple-barbecue sauce: Just mix 2 tablespoons maple syrup into 1/2 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce.