Cheese Fondue Recipe With Cognac or Brandy

Cheese Fondue Recipe With Cognac or Brandy

This traditional cheese fondue recipe features Emmental and Gruyere cheeses plus brandy or cognac. It's perfect for parties and special occasions.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Cut bread into bite-sized cubes.
  3. Step 3

    Roughly cut the cheeses into small chunks. This technique is preferable to grating it, as it will melt more smoothly.
  4. Step 4

    Combine the cornstarch and Kirsch and mix to form a slurry.
  5. Step 5

    Peel the garlic clove and cut it in half, then rub the inside of a heatproof fondue pot with the cut garlic clove.
  6. Step 6

    Pour in the wine and bring it to a gentle simmer , but don't boil. Stir in the cornstarch-Kirsch slurry until combined.
  7. Step 7

    Add the cheese a handful or so at a time, stirring until it's melted before adding more.
  8. Step 8

    Season to taste with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  9. Step 9

    Adjust the consistency of the cheese sauce with warmed wine if it becomes too thick.
  10. Step 10

    Serve bread cubes with skewers or long fondue forks for dipping into the fondue .
  11. Step 11