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A cake or rich bread, often baked with a sweet crumbly topping or drizzled with a glaze after baking.
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cof•fee•cake(ˈkɔ fiˌkeɪk, ˈkɒf i-)
a cake or sweetened bread often made or topped with nuts, raisins, and cinnamon and glazed with melted sugar.
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|Noun||1.||coffeecake - a cake or sweet bread usually served with coffee|
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
babka - a coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds
coffee ring - ring-shaped coffeecake with fruits or nuts and often iced
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