Fondue Recipes: 2013-05-17
Easy Cheese Fondue with a Twist
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- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 15m
I love cheese fondue recipes.
Cheese fondue sometimes sounds exotic because some recipes do use a few ingredients that some of us may not have on hand all the time. We’ve all got these ingredients on hand though.
Cheese Fondue Recipes with a Twist
- 1 pound grated sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 cup beer
- 1 teaspoon paprika (optional)
- 1 tablespoon deli style mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Salt and pepper to taste
- French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (for dipping)
Mix Cheddar with beer in a fondue pot (if you don't have a fondue pot, a crockpot will work nicely). Heat slowly, stirring frequently, until melted. Add seasonings. Keep warm over a small fondue flame.
Fill bread basket or bowl with crusty French or Italian bread cut into 1x1" cubes. Spear the bread with a long, heat proof fork and dip it into the warmed cheese. The fondue will be a bit thin at first, but will thicken as it continues to warm.
- Use a mix of Gruyere, Swiss, Emmenthaler and muenster for a more traditional cheese fondue.
- Using a spicy cheese like pepper Jack or a cheese with Jalapeno peppers turns this more into a Mexican cheese fondue.
This cheese fondue recipe is more of a North American take on the traditional fondue.
Beer is substituted for the usual wine and cheddar cheese is used in place of more European cheeses like gruyere or swiss.
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