2. In a soup pot, melt butter along with olive oil. Add onions, cook for few minutes until the onions turn translucent.
3. Add sugar and flour, stir together and cook for about a minute. Pour in beef broth, water, burgundy and port. Season with salt and pepper. Allow to boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for a couple of hours.
4. Pour the soup into crocks, place toasted slices of baguette and a cheese slice. Place the crocks on a baking tray, broil for few minutes until the cheese is melted.
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