Classic Cheese Fondue with French Bread

Marsha Gardner


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.


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2 clove
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
freshly grated nutmeg
freshly ground white pepper
paprika, sweet mild
french bread, cubed

How to Make Classic Cheese Fondue with French Bread


  • 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.

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