Sticky Cider Onion Hot Dogs

Enjoy this sweet-and-sticky take on a hot dog, topped with caramelised onions cooked in cider. They’re simple to make and certainly delicious.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Difficulty: Easy
Serves: 4


30g butter
1 tbsp olive oil
2 finely sliced onions
100ml dry cider
1 tbsp dark brown soft sugar
1 tbsp cider vinegar
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp mayonnaise
4 sausages
4 brioche hot dog buns


  1. Melt the butter in a pan with the olive oil. Add the onions and a pinch of salt and fry for 25-30 mins or until caramelised.
  2. Add the cider and simmer until reduced. Stir in the sugar and vinegar. Mix the mustard with the mayonnaise.
  3. Cook the sausages following pack instructions. Split the hot dog buns and fill each with a sausage.
  4. Top with the onions and the mustard-mayo.

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