Definition of genoise in English:

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genoise

Pronunciation: /ZHəˈnwäz/

noun

A sponge cake with melted butter incorporated into the batter: the genoise au chocolat paired moist cake layers with a truffle-like filling
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  • The recipe is from a Japanese dessert book, and it is made in a shape of a log of chestnut mousse covered with genoise, and coated with creme chantilly.
  • The baked genoise can be stored in the freezer for 2 to 3 weeks if well wrapped in plastic wrap.
  • It's also very important to sufficiently butter and flour the sides of the cake pan and put down a parchment paper lining on the bottom so that the genoise can be unmolded.

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Syllabification: ge·noise

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