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Classic Fondue

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Classic Fondue

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  • 3/4 pound Emmentaler Cheese
  • 3/4 pound Gruyere cheese
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon kirsch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • grated nutmeg
  • white pepper
  • 2 loaves crusty French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • cut raw vegetables


  • Shred the cheeses in a food processor with the shredding tool attached. To the cheese add 1 tablespoon of flour and stir.
  • Rub the inside of a fondue pot with a crushed garlic clove. Pour in white wine, kirsch and lemon juice.
  • Heat over a medium heat flame until the wine is hot but not boiling.
  • Add handfuls of cheese, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until cheese is melted and the cheese-wine mixture has the appearance of a light creamy sauce.
  • Add nutmeg and white pepper to taste.
  • Remove the pot and place on a fondue stand surrounded by bread and vegetables.