The Best Swiss Cheese and Beer Fondue

The Best Swiss Cheese and Beer Fondue Want to make friends? Serve fondue and enjoy the festive camaraderie that develops from dipping into and sharing a pot of warm, melted cheese. Traditionally made with white wine, this recipe uses beer for a robust-flavored taste. Celery and carrot slices and cauliflower florets are also delicious dipped into the creamy cheese mixture.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 25 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Toss Emmentaler cheese, Gruyere cheese, cornstarch, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl.

  • Pour beer into a heavy pot over medium-low heat; bring to a simmer until gently warmed, about 5 minutes.

  • Stir cheese mixture into simmering beer in small amounts, assuring each addition melts fully into the mixture and that the mixture has returned to a simmer before adding the next batch, 10 to 15 minutes total.

  • Stir mustard into the cheese mixture and remove pot from heat. Taste fondue and adjust seasonings to taste. Pour fondue into a fondue dish. Serve with the baguette.

Per Serving: 564 calories; protein 31.3g; carbohydrates 48.6g; fat 24.7g; cholesterol 75.9mg; sodium 1015.3mg.