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Honey Champagne Fondue

 Honey Champagne Fondue
This special champagne fondue has wonderful flavor from Swiss cheese and honey. It clings well to the fruit and bread dippers.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallot
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/4 cups Champagne
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • French bread cubes, tart apple slices or pear slices

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute shallot in butter until tender. Add
  • garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Combine the Champagne, cornstarch,
  • mustard and pepper until smooth; gradually stir into pan. Bring to a
  • boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in honey; heat through. Remove from the heat. Combine cheese and
  • lemon juice; gradually stir into champagne mixture until melted.
  • Keep warm. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve with bread cubes, apple or
  • pear slices. Yield: 3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup (calculated without bread and fruit) equals 197 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.