Ingredients per serving


Prepare the Bourbon Mayonnaise

Prepare the Mushroom-Bourbon Sauce

  • Onion, large dice 1.0 each
  • Garlic, chopped 3.0 cloves
  • Bacon, diced 0.5 lb
  • Butter 1.0 Tbsp
  • Bourbon 0.25 cups
  • Heavy cream 1.5 cups
  • Rosemary, fresh, minced 2.0 Tbsp
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Mushrooms, cremini, sliced 1.0 lb

Prepare the Burgers

  • Smoked cheddar cheese, slice 10.0 each
  • Potato hamburger bun, toasted 10.0 each
  • Beef, ground, 80/20, formed into 6 oz. patties 3.75 lbs
  • Bourbon Mayonnaise, prepared 1.0 qt
  • Mushroom-Bourbon Sauce, prepared 15.0 oz

An all-beef patty toped with smoked cheddar cheese, crispy bacon slices, creamy mushroom sauce and bourbon mayonnaise.



  1. Prepare the Bourbon Mayonnaise

    • Simmer 1.5 cups bourbon until reduced by half.
    • Combine Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise, reduced bourbon and pepper; whish to incorporate.
    • Reserve refrigerated.
  2. Prepare the Mushroom-Bourbon Sauce

    • Render bacon, set aside.
    • In excess bacon grease and butter, sauté onions and mushrooms until slightly softened.
    • Add garlic and deglaze with bourbon.
    • Add cream and rosemary and simmer until reduced and slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
    • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Hold hot for service.
  3. Prepare the Burgers

    • Cook the burgers to desired doneness, top with cheese until melted.
    • To assemble, spread 1 Tbsp Bourbon Mayonnaise on each side of the bun, then top with bacon, Bourbon-Mushroom Sauce and top of bun.