Classic fondue

Classic fondue
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min

Classic fondue is the original sharing dish. Our gooey fondue is quick and easy to make, the only hard bit is choosing what to accompany it. Happy dipping!

Nutrition: Per serving (fondue only)

Calories
378kcals
Fat
25.5g (16.8g saturated)
Protein
21.7g
Carbohydrates
2.7g (0.3g sugars)
Fibre
0g
Salt
0.9g
Calories
378kcals
Fat
25.5g (16.8g saturated)
Protein
21.7g
Carbohydrates
2.7g (0.3g sugars)
Fibre
0g
Salt
0.9g

Ingredients

  • 1 fat garlic clove, halved
  • 200g comté or emmental cheese, grated or cubed
  • 200g gruyère cheese, grated or cubed
  • 150g reblochon cheese (weight with rind removed), cubed
  • 4 tsp cornflour
  • Freshly grated nutmeg to taste
  • 280ml dry white wine, such as riesling – or try beer
  • Good splash kirsch

Accompaniments

  • Sliced salami or saucisson sec
  • Cornichons and silverskin onions
  • Baguette, cut into large cubes
  • Steamed new potatoes
  • Red and white chicory leaves

Useful (but not essential)

  • Fondue set

Method

  1. Rub the cut sides of the garlic over the inside of a fondue pan (or a heavy based pan), then finely chop and put in the pan.
  2. Add the cheeses to the pan with the cornflour and a good grating of nutmeg and black pepper. Gently stir everything together to coat.
  3. Pour in the wine (or beer), then set the pan over a low-medium heat. Stir regularly, taking care not to overheat. Once the cheeses have melted, turn up
    the heat slightly and let the mixture just simmer gently. Cook for a few minutes until it’s thick and scoopable.
  4. Turn the heat down to low, stir in the kirsch and check the seasoning. Put the pan in the centre of the table on its lit fondue stand or a heatproof trivet (gently reheat the fondue if it thickens too much as it cools), with the accompaniments in easy reach of everyone.

delicious. tips

  1. Easy swaps: If you can’t find any reblochon, swap it for raclette or use more comté or emmental

Recipe By

Jen Bedloe

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