Stilton fondue

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Cheese fondue
Cheese fondue
  • Serves: 2-3

  • Prep time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

This delicious melting cheesy starter is perfect for any dinner party but even better on a romantic night in for two. Just watch you don't lose your bread in the Stilton!


  • 200ml (7fl oz) medium cider
  • 150g (5oz) Stilton cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • A few chopped chives

To serve:

  • 2 bagels, halved and toasted
  • A few thick celery and carrots sticks


  1. Pour cider into a pan, cook over a high heat until reduced by about a third
  2. Crumble in the Stilton and whisk until melted
  3. Mix the cornflour with 2 tablespoons cold water in a small bowl to make a paste, then stir into the pan
  4. Bring just to the boil to thicken the fondue
  5. Serve in the pan or transfer to a hot serving bowl
  6. Sprinkle with chives
  7. Serve with toasted bagel and the vegetable sticks.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 247(kcal)
  • Fat 17.0g
  • Saturates 11.5g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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