Genoa cake

noun a rich fruit cake with almonds on top.

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  • Genoa cake — Gen o*a cake (Cookery) A rich glazed cake, with almonds, pistachios, filberts, or other nuts; also, a rich currant cake with almonds on the top. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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