We love fondue at our house and have recently started getting the kids involved! This Simple Cheddar Cheese Fondue is sure to be loved by children and adults. It comes together super fast, is creamy, and easy to dip!
How to make Simple Cheddar Cheese Fondue
This recipe will be best in a fondue pot so that it can stay warm and melted while serving, however it can be made on the stove as well. In a fondue pot, over medium/low heat cook garlic for 1-2 minutes. Add broth and bring to a simmer.
While waiting for the broth to simmer, toss cheese with flour to coat. Pre-shredded or freshly shredded cheese can be used. Once broth is simmering, slowly add cheese and stir to melt. Once all cheese is melted adjust heat on the fondue pot to keep cheese warm but not too hot. If cheese becomes too hot it may burn on the bottom of the pot.
Cheese fondue has so many options for what can be dipped in it! Here are some of our suggestions:
- Cubed bread
- Pretzels, soft or hard
- Fruit- apples or berries
- Dried fruit
- Vegetables- raw or steamed such as broccoli, asparagus, potatoes, carrots, peppers
- Large pasta shapes
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- 1 tbsp chopped garlic
- 12 oz chicken or vegetable broth
- 16 oz shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 tbsp flour
- In a fondue pot, over medium/low heat cook garlic for 1-2 minutes.
- Add broth and bring to a simmer.
- While waiting for the broth to simmer, toss cheese with flour to coat.
- Once broth is simmering, slowly add cheese and stir to melt.
- Once all cheese is melted adjust heat on fondue pot to keep cheese warm but not too hot.
- Serve with apples, bread, pretzels, etc.
Fresh grated or pre-shredded cheddar cheese can be used!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 333Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 484mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 23g