• Today Is National Cheese Fondue Day! Posted on April 11, 2013


    Today Is National Cheese Fondue Day! So why not try a Chocolate Cheese Fondue!!

    Make a simple dessert or romantic dinner!!

    Ingredients:

    ¼ cup unsalted butter
    2 tablespoons cocoa
    ½ cup powdered sugar, sifted
    ⅓ cup shredded American cheese or Swiss cheese or cheddar cheese or Gruyère
    ½ teaspoon cinnamon
    ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
    ½ teaspoon vanilla
    ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
    ¼ teaspoon almond extract
    ½ cup milk, as needed
    1 tablespoon brandy

    Serve with:
    bite-size pieces of angel food cake
    bite-size pieces of chocolate cake
    bite-size pieces of cake
    graham crackers
    ladyfingers
    Cookies
    Fresh fruit

    Directions:

    In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
    Gradually add cocoa and sugar, and blend thoroughly to make a smooth sauce.
    Add cheese, and blend well.
    Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, peppermint, and almond extract.
    Gradually add milk until fondue is of desired consistency.
    Add brandy (do NOT stir); immediately ignite brandy.

    Photo & recipe shared from: http://familyrecipes.wikia.com/wiki/Chocolate_Cheese_Fondue

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