Creamy Cheddar Fondue


  • Makes2 to 4 servings

Do a fondue.


  • 3/4 cup milk

  • 3/4 cup apple juice, or cider

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar

  • French bread, cut into cubes

  • lightly steamed vegetables, cut into chunks


  • In a medium saucepan, whisk together the milk, apple juice, flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring, until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Let simmer for about a minute, then remove from heat. Add the shredded cheese by handfuls, stirring between each addition, until all the cheese is melted and the mixture is smooth. Transfer to a fondue pot over a flame and serve with bread cubes and vegetables for dipping.

This article was originally published on Jan 01, 2006

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