Cheese Fondue Pot
These are made from earthenware. They are structured to have a wide opening and a flat bottom for the dipping. These types of fondue pots are very good for wine, cheese and other ingredients as the surface is unglazed so that the flavour can get absorbed. The burner has a constant set temperature so that the cheese remains in its liquid form and doesn’t solidify.
Chocolate Fondue Pot
It is made from different materials like earthenware, ceramic and sometimes porcelain. They have glazed surfaces and are smaller than cheese pots. The glazed surface prevents the chocolate from sticking. This is important if want to have nice melted chocolate for dipping into. Tea lights are used to manage the temperature.
Hot Oil Fondue Pot
These are sometimes called meat fondue pots and they can stand very high temperature and do not break. Metals are the most suitable materials for these pots. There are two kinds like an all metal pot, it is lined with steel and made of copper and the other is completely made of steel. The copper pot is better at distributing heat. These pots have spatter guards to provide safety.
Electric Fondue Set
Electric fondue sets are getting quite popular nowadays. The pot is multipurpose as it is suitable for making all kinds of fondue so it provides a lot of convenience. It is very simple to use as all you have to do is to plug it in and the correct temperature should be set, after that the ingredients are added and the fondue is ready very quickly. The simplicity of use, the versatility of the pot and the time saving makes it an automatic favourite. It also gives added safety as there is no flame or fire involved in the pot. It is easy to use around kids if they are guided by adults.