Beer Cheese Fondue in Sourdough Round (Rarebit in a Hole)

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by thepurpleturtle

This is so GOOD!!! I originally got this recipe from a “Best of Bridge” cookbook. I’ve changed the recipe a bit and also expanded the recipe since the original only filled my bread-bowl about a quarter full. It’s so awesome and even reheats well (wrapped in foil in the oven), if you happen to have leftovers. *You can also optionally stir in bacon bits and finely chopped green onion before serving.

Top Review by Julie1351

Excellent. Made this last night and it was a hit! We added the bacon bits and it was great since we were short a fondue pot for our fondue party!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients except bread. Set aside.
  2. Hollow out the bread round leaving 1/2” sides. Cut pulled out bread into 1”cubes and also cut additional bread loaf into slices or cubes and put in a plastic bag until ready to serve.
  3. Fill bread-bowl with cheese mixture, wrap in foil and bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour.
  4. Place on a platter and serve with bread cubes and/or slices around the bread-bowl.

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