genoise

noun
ge·​noise | \ zhā-ˈnwäz How to pronounce genoise (audio) \
variants: or génoise

Definition of genoise

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

Examples of genoise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shariat will make butternut squash pierogi, a cardamom duck dish with pomegranate and parsnip puree and a pistachio genoise (with his signature homemade pistachio paste) with saffron ice cream for dessert. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 3 Jan. 2020 End it with Green Tea Opera (green tea genoise with matcha ice cream). Dwight Brown, Essence, 20 Dec. 2019 The wedding cake was a gluten-free almond genoise with layers of raspberry jam and almond cream from Brooklyn’s Colson Patisserie. Belathée, Harper's BAZAAR, 31 Oct. 2019 Delicate sponge cakes, such as genoise or angel food, which have been calculated to work in a specific shape pan for a specific amount of time to generate a specific amount of lift, are not as amenable to changes. Becky Krystal, Houston Chronicle, 8 July 2019 Delicate sponge cakes, such as genoise or angel food, which have been calculated to work in a specific shape pan for a specific amount of time to generate a specific amount of lift, are not as amenable to changes. Becky Krystal, Twin Cities, 7 July 2019 Delicate sponge cakes, such as genoise or angel food, which have been calculated to work in a specific shape pan for a specific amount of time to generate a specific amount of lift, are not as amenable to changes. Becky Krystal, The Denver Post, 3 July 2019 Delicate sponge cakes, such as genoise or angel food, which have been calculated to work in a specific shape pan for a specific amount of time to generate a specific amount of lift, are not as amenable to changes. Becky Krystal, Houston Chronicle, 8 July 2019 Delicate sponge cakes, such as genoise or angel food, which have been calculated to work in a specific shape pan for a specific amount of time to generate a specific amount of lift, are not as amenable to changes. Becky Krystal, Twin Cities, 7 July 2019

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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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“Genoise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genoise. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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