Cheese and Whiskey Fondue

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Dietary Interest:: no added sugar, vegetarian, gluten-free

Cheese and Whiskey Fondue


5 cups (1.2 l)

Total Time:

17 Minutes





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  • 1 cup (115 g) sliced onion
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) whiskey
  • 1 pound (454 g) cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 1 Tablespoon potato starch dissolved in 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) cold water


  1. Sauté onions in olive oil until soft.
  2. Place into the Vitamix container with the milk, whiskey and cheese in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn on machine and slowly increase to Variable 10, then to High.
  5. Blend for 5-6 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid. Stop machine.
  6. Remove lid plug and add potato starch mixture through the lid plug opening.
  7. Blend for 1 minute. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Pour into a fondue pot to keep warm. Serve with bread cubes.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1/4 cup (60 ml)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 113
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 24 mg
Sodium 152 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 6 g