Cheddar Hard Cider Fondue
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Cheddar Hard Cider Fondue recipe perfect for party appetizers or intimate dinners. Choose your favorite selection of dippers and see how delicious this is!
Recipe type: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Swiss
Serves: 6
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle hard cider
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. Cabot yellow sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon Bourbon (optional)
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt
Dippers: soft pretzels, crusty Italian or French bread, apples, pears, crackers, etc.
  1. Heat hard cider, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic in a medium pot over medium heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add cheese to a medium bowl. Sprinkle the corn starch over the cheese, and toss to coat.
  3. Using a wooden spoon, sprinkle some cheese mixture into the warm liquid and continue to slowly stir in small amounts of cheese until it is all incorporated and the fondue is smooth/melted, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in cayenne, salt and Bourbon (optional).
  5. Transfer to a fondue pot or double boiler and serve with desired dippers.
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