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classic cheese fondue with french bread

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

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.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)

Ingredients For classic cheese fondue with french bread

  • 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
  • dash
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • pinch
    freshly ground white pepper
  • pinch
    paprika, sweet mild
  • french bread, cubed

How To Make classic cheese fondue with french bread

  • 1
    Rub the inside of the fondue pot with one clove of garlic and then discard.
  • 2
    Cook 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.
  • 3
    In 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.
  • 4
    Remove garlic clove and serve with French bread.

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