[ zheyn-wahz ]

  1. a light yellow cake made with eggs and butter and typically layered, filled, and frosted or made into petits fours for serving.

Origin of génoise

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

Words Nearby génoise

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How to use génoise in a sentence

  • Mix the liquor from the mullets with the Genoise sauce, and pour over them.

    The Skilful Cook | Mary Harrison