Apple Cider-Cheddar Fondue
A delicious fondue for ideal for dipping chunks of cooked chicken or pork sausage, cubes of cheddar cheese and apple wedges.
Recipe Ingredients:4 cups (about 1 pound) sharp cheddar cheese, freshly shredded
1 teaspon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 1/4 cups sparkling apple cider
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
For dipping: Bite-size pieces of cooked chicken, pork sausages, apple wedges, cubes of cheddar cheese
- In a medium-size bowl, toss the cheese with the cornstarch.
- In a medium-size, heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat the cider and lemon juice over medium heat until barely simmering. Add the cheese, a handful at a time, stirring until the cheese is melted before adding more.
- When all the cheese has been added, stir in the salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and pepper, to taste. Cook over low heat until thickened about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Transfer fondue to an enamel or ceramic fondue pot and keep warm over a fondue burner. Serve immediately.
Makes 10 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the American Dairy Association.