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bread on a fondue fork dipped in cheese from a fondue pot

Easy Cheese Fondue!

Fondue made super easy by using a premixed blend of Swiss cheeses and an electric fondue pot! Add some white wine and nutmeg and enjoy a wonderful food AND experience!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine European, swiss
Servings 4 people


  • Electric fondue pot


Cheese Fondue

  • 12 oz Emmi FONDÜ blend of Gruyère and Emmental (1 packet)
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 ts nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup Kirschwasser flavored Brandy (optional but very nice!)
  • cayenne optional but gives a nice kick to those who like that sort of thing! add to your taste

Suggested Dippers

  • 2 ribeye steaks
  • 1 apple sliced
  • 1 pear sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 cup mushrooms quartered
  • 1 jalapeno sliced


Prepare Your Dippers!

  • Cut bread into cubes. Cut veggies into bite sized pieces and lightly steam if you like. If including ribeye steaks as we did, then cook your ribeye steak according to your preference. Slice an apple and a pear.
    Baby carrots, cut up mushrooms, broccoli and jalapeños in a steamer

Prepare the Cheese Fondue!

  • Empty the cheese into your electric fondue pot.
    grated cheese in a fondue pot
  • Start the melting process, then add white wine, nutmeg, and Kirschwasser and cayenne (if using). Stir until completely melted and incorporated.
    melted cheese with cayenne and nutmeg in a fondue pot


  • Stab your dipper with your fondue fork, dip into cheese, and eat to your heart's content! Enjoy the delicious food AND experience!
    bits of apples and carrot on fondue forks in a cheese fondue pot


I have written this recipe assuming use of a premixed blend of Swiss cheeses specifically for fondue as well as use of an electric fondue pot.  This method is so easy and produces a wonderful fondue!
I hope you will try sometime for a fun, delicious, and elegant dining experience with your family and/or friends!
Keyword Cheese, fondue