Brown Sugar Génoise

Preparation info

  • Makes

    one

    8-x-1¼ inch round layer
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

This fragrant and mildly spicy génoise is a complete contrast to the plain Classic Génoise.

This is the foundation for St. Lily Peach Cake.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup (75 grams) sifted cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulate

Method

Baking Preparations

Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Using a paper towel, grease the bottom and sides of the pan with solid shortening. Dust generously with all-purpose flour, tilt to coat, tap out the excess and insert a parchment or