Génoise Sheet

Preparation info

  • Makes


    12-x-15½ inch cake
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Avery thin and pliable layer, a génoise sheet can be cut into strips to form a multilayered cake. A sheet can also be filled and rolled. This cake is endlessly adaptable. This is the foundation for Gift Box Gâteau.


  • cup (70 grams) sifted cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulate


Baking Preparations

Position rack in lower third of oven and preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Using a paper towel, lightly grease a small area in the center of the baking sheet with solid shortening and line the pan with foil, leaving a 2