Community Recipe
from [psfreeman]

Beer Cheese Fondue

A thick fondue served with bread cubes. From Chrystie Wear: Greensboro, North Carolina. Recipe published in Quick Cooking November/December 2004.

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes


  • 1 loaf(s) (1 pound, about 20 inches) French bread, cubed
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 teaspoon(s) minced garlic
  • 1 cup(s) beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 4 cup(s) (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 to 4 tablespoon(s) half-and-half cream


• Place bread cubes in a single layer in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 450° for 5-7 minutes or until lightly crisp, stirring twice.

• Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in beer. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Toss cheese and flour; stir into saucepan until melted. Stir in 2 tablespoons cream.

• Transfer to a small fondue pot or 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Keep warm; add additional cream if fondue thickens. Serve with toasted bread cubes. Yield: about 3 cups.

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