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Classic Cheese Fondue

Classic Cheese Fondue

Date Added: 09/05/2013

If you're planning to host a party but don't want to spend to much time preparing the food, why not serve a easy to make, fun and tasty cheese foundue?



1 clove                  Garlic, minced

1 lb.                       Gruyere cheese, shredded (or 1/2 lb Gruyere + 1/2 lb Emmental cheese)

3 tbsp                    Unbleached all-purpose flour

1 3/4 cup              Dry white wine

1/4 tsp                   Freshly grated nutmeg

A splash or two of kirsch (opt)



Toss the cheese with the flour. Rub the interior of a medium saucepan with the peeled garlic. Place over medium heat and add the wine. Bring to a simmer and add the cheese mixture, one handful at a time. Stir in the nutmeg.


Stir over low heat until smooth and cheese is melted and bubbling. Add a splash or two of kirsch (optional) and continue stirring until it starts to bubble just a bit. Transfer the cheese mixture to a fondue pot and you are ready for dipping. Continue to stir frequently.