Grandma Gegel's fondue

Grandma Gegel's Fondue Recipe

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Carole Davis


I never met my Grandmother or Great-Grandmother on my Dad's side but these recipes are what I have of them.


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5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/4 lb
    gruyere cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 lb
    gouda cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 lb
    emmenthaler, cubed
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    dry white wine
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 2 Tbsp
    brandy or cognac
  • 2
    loaves of french bread cubed
  • 2
    apples chopped

How to Make Grandma Gegel's fondue


  1. Dredge cheese with flour. Rub pot( I make it on the stove and then transfer it to the fondue pot ) with garlic. Add wine and heat until it bubbles not boils. Then add the cheese a handful at a time. Stir constantly. Bring mixture to a bubble for an instant and then add the remaining ingredients. Stir until well blended and keep hot over portable burner. Serve with bread cubed and apples.

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About Grandma Gegel's fondue

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: German

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