Perfect Cheese Fondue

Cheese fondue is an amazing dish made with melted cheeses and other ingredients, and served with chunks of bread for dipping. Making fondue is really simple, and largely just a matter of adding your ingredients to a fondue dish and letting them melt and blend.

Some fondue sets use a flame while others are electric. You can also get different kinds, so if you like to make chocolate fondue or meat fondue, you might like to collect the fondue kits, since the thick earthenware cheese fondue bowl isn’t the one needed to make meat or chocolate fondue.

Our recipe for cheese fondue is very simple to make and you will love the authentic cheese flavors. Serve this with baguette bread cut into pieces and everyone will really enjoy your homemade Swiss fondue. You might like to serve other items for dipping too, such as chopped celery, button mushrooms, or even fruit chunks.

You will need Swiss and Gruyere cheeses to make this cheese fondue recipe, along with garlic, white wine, salt, and nutmeg for flavor. Feel free to use different cheeses, omit the garlic, wine and/or nutmeg, or double the quantities if you have a large enough fondue kit. If you’re worried about your cheese separating, squeeze the juice of 1/2 a lemon into the wine before you add the cheese. This doesn’t affect the flavor much but keeps the consistency smooth.

Perfect Cheese Fondue
Cheese fondue has been a favorite since the 1970s and is back in vogue again. This heavenly concoction of cheese, white wine, garlic and nutmeg is perfect for dipping your crusty bread.
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Cuisine: Swiss
Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4
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Ingredients
  • ½ lb (225g) shredded Swiss cheese
  • ½ lb (225g) shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 1 garlic clove (optional)
  • 1 cup (235 ml) dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 French bread loaf, in 1 inch cubes
Instructions
  1. Peel the garlic clove and cut it in half.
  2. Rub it all over the inside of your fondue pot.
  3. Simmer the wine in the fondue pot, then add the Swiss cheese, Gruyere cheese, about a quarter of it at a time.
  4. Stir the fondue after each cheese addition until it has melted.
  5. Next stir in the flour.
  6. When everything has melted together, stir in the salt and nutmeg.
  7. Serve the fondue hot with the French bread cubes.

Top-Rated Cuisinart Fondue Maker

cuisinart-fondue-setSuitable for meat or chocolate fondue, as well as the classic cheese fondue, this Cuisinart fondue maker is one of the most popular because it performs so well, and makes fondue-making a real breeze.

This set comes with the base and bowl, along with a fork rack and 8 fondue forks.

The bowl, which holds 3 quarts, is made from elegant, brushed steel and the interior is nonstick.

You will be able to make enough fondue for 8 people, or else have chocolate fondue in there for a party, or even halve the amounts and serve a cozy family of 4, as you wish.

Choose the right temperature for the type of fondue you are making by using the removable temperature control.

Reviewers love how quick and easy this is to make, and how perfect it makes your fondue. Whether you are into making cheese, meat, broth or chocolate fondue, you can expect a wonderful result every time when using this wonderful fondue maker. It comes with a 3 year guarantee and is easy to use and easy to clean as well.

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