Football Fondue in a Cob Loaf

    1 hour

    Not a traditional Fondue but perfect for entertaining and feeding the masses on match day, delicious also as a hot party dip that will have them lining up for more and possibly missing the winning score!

    92 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 15g butter
    • 1 small brown onion, finely chopped
    • 250g bacon rashers, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
    • 20g baby spinach leaves
    • 125g sour cream
    • 250g cream cheese, softened
    • 2 cups grated tasty cheese
    • 1 cob loaf
    • salt and pepper

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Heat butter in a small frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion and bacon until bacon is crisp.
    3. Add garlic and spinach and cook until spinach is soft and cooked.
    4. Place sour cream and cream cheese into fry pan and mix until well blended together. Add tasty cheese and turn off heat. Mix until combined.
    5. Cut top off cob loaf and reserve. Hollow out cob loaf saving bread for dipping later and place in a sealed container or bag to keep soft. Place cob on a baking tray.
    6. Pour cheese mixture into hollowed out loaf and place on lid. Wrap loaf several times in foil and place in oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bread is crisp.
    7. When almost done break left over bread into bite size pieces to be used as dipper for the dip, extra bread may be needed.
    8. Serve by removing foil and lid of fondue and placing in middle of table. As the dip is consumed the surround is also broken up and used as dippers.

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    Have tried this one & oh god it was delicious!!!!!!! Thank you for the recipe!!  -  05 Jan 2014


    Winner! Loved it!!  -  16 Feb 2016


    Was so easy and was delicious every one loved it  -  10 Jan 2015