True Orange Génoise


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

I love the uniquely orange flavor of a sour ball candy. I also love the combination of orange and chocolate, despite almost always being disappointed by how the chocolate overwhelms the orange. This is not the case when I use Seville oranges, which provide a unique sweet and sour quality. Their acidic juice is highly desirable for thickening the curd and flavoring the syrup, so I suggest that you seek out Seville oranges during their short winter season of availability. If you prefer to use