By veganmilitarywife

Plant-based Cheese Fondue

Categories : Appetizer
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Plant-based Cheese Fondue

Course Appetizer, Snack
Keyword cheese fondue, fondue, oil free, plant based, recipe, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons kirsch, brandy, or cognac


  • Combine all ingredients, except wine and liqueur, in a high speed blender and process until smooth. If you don't have a high speed blender, soak the cashews in the water for at least half an hour first, then add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  • Heat wine and liqueur in a medium sauce pan over medium heat, until boiling.
  • Add cashew cheese mixture and whisk constantly until thick and bubbly.
  • Transfer to a fondue pot, if desired.
  • Serve with crusty bread, pretzels, raw vegetables, apple slices, etc.