génoise

génoise

[zheyn-wahz]
noun
a light yellow cake made with eggs and butter and typically layered, filled, and frosted or made into petits fours for serving.

Origin:
1930–35; < French; feminine of génois of Genoa

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genoise

noun
rich and delicate Italian sponge cake 
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