Thanks for the help - figured they must have some different name after my searches only came up with a couple of bakery hits, both from Toronto.
I'll give the recommendations a go.
Anyone know where I can get these pastries in NY? I used to get them years ago in the outer boroughs and recently found them in Italy but they seem to have disappeared from pastry shops here.
It's 2 layers of sponge cake with cream inside (maybe some alcohol, too) and the top layer is totally covered with white icing, topped with cherry.
It looks like this: