Instant Pot Fondue Recipe: Perfect For A Party 

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Instant Pot Fondue is fun to make and so much fun to eat! This Instant Pot fondue cheese recipe is great for a party or a weekend snack to sit and enjoy. Pair with your best fondue pot and you’ll feel fancy with every bite!

instant pot fondue

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What Is Cheese Fondue?

Cheese fondue is a melted cheese dish that is typically served with bread or vegetables for dipping. It originated in Switzerland and is now popular in many countries.

Cheese fondue is usually made with Gruyere or Emmental cheese, white wine, and garlic. Other ingredients may be added as well, such as Kirsch (a cherry-flavored liqueur) or brandy.

Cheese Fondue Variations

There are many regional variations of cheese fondue. In the French-speaking cantons of Switzerland, it is known as fondue moitié-moitié, and is made with a mix of Gruyere and Fribourgeois cheeses.

In Italy, it is called fonduta, and is typically made with Fontina cheese.

In the United States, cheddar cheese is often used in place of Gruyere or Emmental.

How to Make Cheese Fondue

Making cheese fondue is a simple process that only requires a few ingredients. Today we will be showing you how to make cheese fondue in the Instant Pot.

This is the best fondue pot recipe around and a great party appetizer.

fondue in instant pot

Ingredients for this Cheese Fondue Instant Pot Recipe

  • shredded Swiss cheese
  • shredded Gouda cheese
  • shredded Gruyere cheese
  • corn-starch
  • white or rose wine
  • water or chicken broth
  • minced garlic
  • lemon juice
  • nutmeg
  • Dijon mustard
fondue ingredients

How to Make Fondue In Instant Pot 

Are you ready to learn how to make your own fondue easily at home? It’s so simple to do! You’re going to love it!

Step 1: Mix the cheese

Mix the cheeses with the corn starch.

adding the cheese to the instant pot

Step 2: Add the ingredients

Set your instant pot to sauté and add the wine, water, garlic, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil.

Step 3: Boil

Once boiling, add the cheese and stir until melted. 

boiling the ingredients

Step 4: Add spices

Once melted add the nutmeg and mustard. 

whisking the fondue

Step 5: Serve your cheese fondue

Dip your favorite veggies, apples, and bread in the instant pot.

instant pot fondue and dipping

Things To Dip In Fondue

There are many things you can serve with cheese fondue. The most popular dipping foods are bread, vegetables, and fruit. Other popular items include:

  • Cubed ham
  • Cooked chicken
  • Crackers
  • Potato chips
  • Pretzels

Enjoy this simple cheese fondue recipe at your next party or family get-together.

What If I Don’t Have An Instant Pot?

For this particular recipe, you need an Instant pot or pressure cooker however if you don’t have one, there’s no need to worry. You can easily make this recipe on the stovetop or you can use a cheese fondue melting pot.

What can I use instead of fondue forks?

Anything with a point that is long with work. Some people use bamboo skewers as well.

Why is my fondue lumpy?

If your fondue is lumpy and not smooth, then you more than likely have overcooked your fondue. Be careful and pay attention to cook times and temperatures.

More Instant Pot Appetizers

Love the idea of dips and simple starters? Here are some others for you to try!

Yield: 6 servings

Instant Pot Fondue

instant pot fondue dip

The texture of this fondue recipe will have everyone coming back for more!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Gouda cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 6 tablespoons corn-starch
  • 1 cup of white or rose wine
  • 1 cup of water or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard


Mix the cheeses with the corn starch.

Set your instant pot to sauté and add the wine, water, garlic, and lemon juice.

Bring to a boil.

Once boiling, add the cheese and stir until melted. 

Once melted add the nutmeg and mustard. 

Dip your favorite veggies, apples, and bread in the instant pot.

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!

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