Cocoa Génoise

Preparation info

  • Makes


    9-x-1¼ inch round layer
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Cocoa powder substitutes for part of the flour to make this moist génoise taste of rich chocolate.

This is the foundation for Chocolate Rhapsody.


  • cup (35 grams) unsifted cake flour
  • cup (35


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 it to distribute, tap out the excess and insert a par