Cheddar Cheese Fondue with Apple Cider

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I’m a big cheddar fan, so I really enjoy this cheddar cheese fondue recipe.

I’m posting it here so that other people can also enjoy it.

This recipe is perfect for the autumn apple harvest and is super popular with kids!

Cheddar and Cider Fondue


Fondue Mixture:

1 garlic clove, cut in half
1 cup 250 ml apple cider
2 tbsp 30 ml flour or corn starch
1 lb old cheddar
1 tsp 5 ml apple cider vinegar
1 tsp 5 ml chili powder
salt and pepper to taste

Recommended Dippers for this Cheddar Cheese Fondue Recipe

  • Steamed vegetables (bite-sized) such as broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, mushrooms, etc.
  • Slices of apples
  • Bread pieces (French or Italian bread are best)
  • Cooked meat like ham, pepperoni, etc.


1- Rub the garlic halves in your fondue pot, then discard.

2- Pour the apple cider into your fondue pot and light the burner (medium).

3- Mix in the flour/corn starch with a whisk, then bring to a boil, and then reduce heat.

4- Melt cheese into it, one handful at a time.

5- Add spices and vinegar.

6- Dip away!

Don’t have apple cider? Try this cheese fondue recipe that uses lemon juice.


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