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Swiss Cheese Fondue

Ingredients

1/2 lb Gruyere Cheese
1/2 lb Emmental Cheese
1 large clove garlic halved
2 tsp corn starch
3 tbs kirsch (cherry brandy)
1 cup dry white wine
1 tbs lemon juice
Kosher salt and fresh Cracked black pepper to taste
Crusty French bread cut into cubes for dipping
Fondue forks or long wooden toothpicks
The is an authentic version of classical savory French fondue. If you don’t have a fondue set you may transfer the fondue to a warm serving dish and keep warm over a heated serving tray at the table, but we are sure that once you taste this wonderful fondue you will run out and purchase a fondue set for future use.

 

  • Shred the cheeses. Run the halved garlic clove around the inside of a fondue pan(or a heavy sauce pan)
  • Blend the corn starch to a smooth paste with the Kirsch.
  • Put the wine lemon juice, and shredded cheeses in the pan with the blended cornstarch and bring slowly to a boil stirring continuously.
  • Simmer gently for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Set the pan over the fondue burner at the table and serve with chunks of crusty bread for dipping.

Servings

6

Prep

15 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy