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Honey Champagne Fondue Recipe

This special champagne fondue has wonderful flavor from Swiss cheese and honey. It clings well to the fruit and bread dippers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Stir in honey; heat through. Remove from the heat. Combine cheese and lemon juice; gradually stir into champagne mixture until melted.
  • 3. 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, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.