Cougar Cake Creations: Chocolate Genoise

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Since we’re studying unshortened cakes like a Genoise, we decided to make our very first. Here’s a little info about what we found out.

Genoiseis named after its place of origin, Genoa Italy and belongs to the family of light and airy sponge cakes. This Chocolate Genoise has a little cocoa powder in the batter which adds a mild chocolate flavor and turns the cake a lovely dark chocolate brown color. 

Read more:http://www.joyofbaking.com/ChocolateGenoise.html#ixzz3Kr0ohTJJ

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It takes time to prepare this lovely cake.

IMG_9538The finished product looks quite airy.

IMG_9543After it’s rolled and chilled we dusted with powdered sugar and this is our finished product.

YUMMY looking!

The second addition to our trio of samples today.

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