Combine beef, club soda, salt and pepper in large bowl. Fold together, being careful not to overwork it. Form into eight 1/4-pound patties and refrigerate.
Preheat the oven to 355 degrees F and lay bacon flat on a cookie sheet. Bake for 8 minutes, then drizzle with some maple syrup and bake an additional 3 minutes. Allow to cool.
Slice tomatoes and avocados and tear the lettuce shells off at the base.
Preheat a grill for cooking over medium-high heat. Brush the grill with melted butter and place patties on grill. Cook for 3 minutes, then flip and add a slice of each of the cheeses to each of the patties. Sprinkle some water around the burger and cover with a bowl for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and place on buttered buns to build your Champ!
Candied Jalapeño Sauce:
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lay out jalapeño slices on a cookie sheet and sprinkle with sugar. Bake about 20 minutes, then transfer to a food processor and blend with vinegar.
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Recipe courtesy of Madlove by Latin House, Miami, FL