genoise

noun
ge·​noise | \zhā-ˈnwäz \
variants: or génoise

Definition of genoise 

: a sponge cake containing butter and leavened by stiffly beaten eggs

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Time to get up off the couch and master a genoise sponge. BostonGlobe.com, "A pastry pilgrimage to sample sweets from Food Network competitors," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of genoise

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for genoise

French génoise, from feminine of génois of Genoa, Italy

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