Classic Swiss Fondue

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 4 people


  • 1 clove garlic halved
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups Gruyere cheese shredded
  • 2 cups Emmentaler cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp kirsch
  • dash white pepper
  • 1 loaf French Bread or gluten free foccacia bread cut in cubes
  • 1 head califlower cut in pieces
  • 2 whole apples cut in pieces
  • 1/2 lb salami sliced


  • Rub inside of fondue pot with cut garlic clove.
  • Pour in wine and lemon juice; cook over medium heat until bubbly. Turn heat to low and gradually stir in cheeses with a wooden spoon.
  • In a small bowl blend cornstarch with kirsch. Blend into cheese and continue to cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is thick and smooth. Do not allow fondue to boil.
  • Season with white pepper and nutmeg.
  • Serve with bread cubes, cauliflower, apples, and salami.


Will serve more than 4 people if served as an appetizer with other food.

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