Classic Swiss Three-Cheese Fondue

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by GinnyP

From "Fondue: Great Food To Dip, Dunk, Savor, and Swirl", by Rick Rodgers. My husband makes this and I make the wheat-free bread and we also dip red and green apples. Other dippers could be boneless cooked chicken cubes, cooked garlic sausage or knockwurst, boiled new potatoes, blanched asparagus, broccoli, or cauliflower.

Top Review by egasulla

Don't transfer anything. Terrible idea. Prepare it directly in a good fondue pot (caquelon).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub the inside of a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan with the garlic; discard the garlic.
  2. Add the wine and lemon juice and bring to a bare simmer over medium heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, toss the Gruyere, Emmentaler, and Appenzeller cheeses with the cornstarch.
  4. A handful at a time, stir the cheese mixture into the wine, stirring the first batch until it is almost completely melted before adding another.
  5. The fondue can bubble gently, but do not boil.
  6. Stir in the kirsch and season with the nutmeg and pepper.
  7. Transfer to a cheese fondue pot and keep warm over a fondue burner.
  8. Serve immediately with dipping ingredients of your choice.

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