Genoa cake


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Genoa cake

n
(Cookery) a rich fruit cake, usually decorated with almonds
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His father played with Sir Alex Ferguson at Queen's Park, and now Cardiff manager Mackay has discovered the fastest way to keep His Fergieness sweet: Look after his players on loan and serve him a slice of Genoa cake when he drops in.
Following the annual Christian Aid service, the protesters enjoyed a slice of Genoa cake ahead of the Italian city's G8 conference this summer.
QOn your food page (Saturday, May 4), Zena Young of Lennoxtown, Glasgow, had no luck when she asked for a recipe for Genoa cake.
QAs a child, I remember it was such a treat to be given a slice of Genoa cake. I have tried to find a recipe without success.