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Alpine Cheese Fondue

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Serves 3 cus | Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 5 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

This came from an old Fondue cookbook and is easy to make.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 clove garlic
1/2 lb. Swiss cheese, shredded
1/2 lb. Guyere cheese, shredded
3 T. Flour
2 cups dry white wine
1 T. lemon juice (optional)
Dash of nutmeg
2 T. Kirsch or Cognac
salt to taste
French or Italian crusty bread


Rub the inside of a ceramic fondue pot with garlic

Toss chesses with flour

Pour wine into pot, set over low flame.

When small bubbles form add lemon juice, and a handful of cheese.

Stir in salt, pepper, nutmeg and Kirsch or Cognac. Stir

Add more cheese in handfuls and keep stirring.

Place pot over a small tea light or sterno.

Make sure it does not get too hot.

Serve small cut up pieces of bread for dipping.

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