Fondue with Tequila Recipe from Mexico - Delicious and Creamy

Fondue with Tequila

Fondue with Tequila Recipe from Mexico - Delicious and Creamy
Region / culture: Mexico | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Servings: 4


Fondue with Tequila
Fondue with Tequila

Fondue with Tequila is a unique and flavorful twist on the classic fondue recipe. The addition of tequila adds a depth of flavor and a hint of citrus that pairs perfectly with the creamy avocado base. This recipe is perfect for a fun and interactive meal with friends or family.


Fondue originated in Switzerland as a way to use up stale bread and cheese during the winter months. The tradition of dipping bread into melted cheese quickly spread throughout Europe and eventually made its way to the United States. This modern twist on the classic fondue recipe adds a Mexican flair with the addition of tequila and avocado.


How to prepare

  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and cook until tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for about a minute.
  4. Whisk in the flour with a fork until no lumps form.
  5. Continue cooking and stirring with the fork until browned.
  6. Remove from heat and set aside.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  8. Place the avocado into a blender or food processor.
  9. Pour in the milk, cream, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  10. Puree the mixture until smooth.
  11. Pour the mixture into a heatproof bowl or casserole dish.
  12. Stir in the onion and garlic mixture.
  13. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until thickened.
  14. Stir in the tequila and cheese.
  15. Return to the oven for about 5 minutes to melt the cheese.
  16. Stir and serve as a fondue.


  • Add cooked bacon or chorizo for a smoky flavor.
  • Substitute white wine for the tequila for a more traditional fondue flavor.
  • Use different types of cheese such as cheddar or gruyere for a different flavor profile.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to cook the onions and garlic until they are tender and fragrant to ensure a flavorful base for the fondue.

- Whisking in the flour gradually will help prevent lumps from forming in the sauce.

- Make sure to puree the avocado mixture until smooth to achieve a creamy texture for the fondue.

- Be careful when adding the tequila to the hot mixture, as it may cause splattering.

- Serve the fondue with a variety of dippable items such as bread, vegetables, and cooked meats for a complete meal.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the fondue with a variety of dippable items such as crusty bread, cooked meats, steamed vegetables, and fresh fruit.

Cooking Techniques

Melt butter in a skillet

- Puree avocado mixture in a blender or food processor

- Bake fondue in the oven until thickened and cheese is melted

Ingredient Substitutions

Use vegetable broth or stock in place of milk and cream for a dairy-free version.

- Substitute lime juice for lemon juice for a slightly different citrus flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

The fondue can be prepared ahead of time and reheated in the oven before serving. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the fondue in a heatproof bowl or casserole dish with a variety of dippable items arranged around it for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair the fondue with a crisp white wine or a margarita to complement the flavors of the tequila and avocado.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat the fondue in the oven at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving



- Total Carbohydrates: 12g

- Dietary Fiber: 2g

- Sugars: 4g


- Total Fat: 22g

- Saturated Fat: 12g

- Trans Fat: 0g


- Protein: 6g

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin A: 15% DV

- Vitamin C: 10% DV

- Calcium: 15% DV

- Iron: 6% DV


Contains dairy (butter, cream, cheese)


This fondue with tequila recipe is a rich and indulgent dish that is high in fat and calories. It is best enjoyed in moderation as a special treat.


Fondue with Tequila is a delicious and unique twist on the classic fondue recipe. The creamy avocado base paired with the bold flavor of tequila makes for a memorable and flavorful meal. Enjoy this dish with friends and family for a fun and interactive dining experience.

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the excitement that washed over me when I first saw this recipe for Fondue with Tequila. It was a warm summer afternoon, and I was visiting a dear friend who lived in a quaint little village in Mexico. As we sat in her cozy kitchen sipping on margaritas, she pulled out a tattered old cookbook filled with traditional Mexican recipes.

As she flipped through the pages, my eyes landed on a recipe that caught my attention - Fondue with Tequila. The combination of gooey melted cheese and the kick of tequila sounded absolutely divine to me. I begged my friend to teach me how to make it, and she happily obliged.

We gathered all the ingredients - a blend of Mexican cheeses, a splash of tequila, some garlic, and a touch of jalapeños for a bit of heat. My friend guided me through the process, showing me how to melt the cheese just right and how to infuse it with the flavors of the tequila and spices.

As we sat down to enjoy our creation, the rich, cheesy fondue paired perfectly with the crisp, refreshing margaritas. It was a meal I would never forget, and I knew I had to bring this recipe back home with me.

When I returned to my own kitchen, I couldn't wait to recreate the Fondue with Tequila recipe for my family. I carefully measured out the ingredients and followed the steps I had learned in Mexico. The aroma that filled my kitchen as the cheese melted with the tequila was intoxicating, and I couldn't wait to dig in.

As my family gathered around the table, I proudly presented the steaming pot of cheesy goodness. The looks of anticipation on their faces mirrored my own excitement. With a flourish, I dipped a piece of crusty bread into the fondue and took a bite. The flavors exploded in my mouth - the creamy cheese, the sharpness of the tequila, and the heat of the jalapeños all blended together perfectly.

My family devoured the fondue, each of them declaring it one of the best dishes they had ever tasted. I couldn't help but feel a sense of pride and satisfaction as I watched them enjoy something I had created with my own hands.

Over the years, the Fondue with Tequila recipe became a staple in our household. It was requested at every family gathering, and I happily obliged, always eager to share the recipe that had brought me so much joy.

I continued to experiment with the recipe, adding different cheeses, adjusting the amount of tequila, and even trying out different spices to create new variations. Each version was met with enthusiasm from my family and friends, who never tired of the delicious dish.

As I grew older, I realized that the recipes I had collected over the years were more than just instructions for creating meals. They were a link to the past, a way to connect with loved ones who were no longer with me, and a way to pass down traditions to future generations.

And so, every time I make Fondue with Tequila, I am reminded of that warm summer day in Mexico, of my dear friend who shared her recipe with me, and of the joy that cooking and sharing food brings to my life. It is a dish that holds a special place in my heart, and I hope that one day, my grandchildren will carry on the tradition and make it a part of their own family gatherings.


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