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The Classic Swiss Fondue

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Servings: 5


  • 2 cups grated Gruyere cheese
  • 2 cups grated Swiss cheese
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups dry white wine
  • 1/4 cups kirsch liqueur
  • freshly grated nutmeg


Mix cheeses together in mixing bowl with flour. Place wine in saucepan and bring to a simmer, being careful not to let it come to a boil. Gradually add cheese to wine, adding a handful at a time and stirring constantly until melted. After the last handful has melted, add the kirsch and freshly grated nutmeg, slowly stirring to incorporate. Transfer to fondue pot.