Fondue Recipes

Beer and Cheese Fondue recipe

A simple and classic fondue recipe is livened by the addition of light beer for an additional hearty flavor. Creamy, smooth and delicious, this oh-so-easy recipe is a wonderful way to start any meal. Dip in smoked meats, fresh fruit, and french bread for a wonderful appetizer that takes only minutes to prepare.


  • 8 oz sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 1 (12) oz bottle light beer
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce


  1. In large bowl combine cheese, flour, salt and black pepper. Set aside.

  2. Rub cut side of garlic clove around bottom and sides of fondue pot; discard.

  3. Set fondue pot over low heat, and pour in beer. Slowly bring to a simmer and heat, about 5 minutes.

  4. Slowly stir in cheese mixture, adding about 1 Tbsp at a time, until cheese is melted and blended, approximately 10-15 minutes. Stir hot pepper sauce into cheese mixture, and serve immediately.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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8 ozabout 227g (226.796 grams based on 28.3495 grams in an ounce)


Published: April 13, 2012
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