Classic Cheese Fondue with French Bread

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

In the 70's it was the rage to have fondue parties. This is the classic Cheese Fondue that I have used since then.

Whether it is for a meal or as a dip this is an easy recipe.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
6

Ingredients

2 clove
garlic
2 c
dry white wine
1 tsp
lemon juice, fresh
2 lb
gruyere cheese or half emmentaler a gruyere cheese
1/4 c
kirsch (strong cherry-flavored liqueur)
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
dash(es)
freshly grated nutmeg
pinch
freshly ground white pepper
pinch
paprika, sweet mild
french bread, cubed

Step-By-Step

1Rub the inside of the fondue pot with one clove of garlic and then discard.
2Cook wine and lemon juice int pot until very hot. Add garlic clove speared with a toothpick (it will make removing it easier). Decrease heat and stir in cheese, cooking until melted.
3In a separate bowl, blend kirsch with cornstarch, nutmeg, white pepper and paprika; stir into cheese until smooth. Keep on low heat and do not boil.
4Remove garlic clove and serve with French bread.

About this Recipe