How to make cheese fondue

Learn how to make our really easy cheesy fondue, perfect for parties or a friendly gathering. Get the bread ready for dipping and enjoy!

  • Pour the wine into a large saucepan and heat it until simmering.
  • Add the grated cheese a handful at a time giving it a stir occasionally as you go.
  • Add the kirsch and cornflour when the cheese is melted and bubbling.
  • Add the cornflour by sprinkling it evenly over the surface and mixing it immediately to prevent lumps.
  • Serve with lots of crusty bread, boiled potatoes and a fresh green salad on the side. 

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Patricia White
10th Feb, 2018
What is Kirsh, is it a liqueur, do the supermarkets stock it?
31st Mar, 2017
Waaay to complicated for nothing. Mix the cornflour into the wine, don't add so much kirsch or that's all you'll taste, and just throw everything in the pot and keep stirring on high heat, none of this one handful at a time rubbish. And don't dip with half a baguette, cut the bread into cubes...absolute heresy.
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31st Mar, 2017
Typical Swiss way is to rub a couple of garlic cloves on the bottom of the pot before adding the ingredients, and adding a good squeeze of lemon juice to the white wine.