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 (kô′fē-kāk′, kŏf′ē-)
A cake or rich bread, often baked with a sweet crumbly topping or drizzled with a glaze after baking.


(ˈkɔ fiˌkeɪk, ˈkɒf i-)

a cake or sweetened bread often made or topped with nuts, raisins, and cinnamon and glazed with melted sugar.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coffeecake - a cake or sweet bread usually served with coffeecoffeecake - 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


[ˈkɒfɪˌkeɪk] n (Am) → panino dolce all'uva
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In my latest experiment, one of those additional ingredients was yeast, and the result was a beautiful coffeecake filled with a deliciously sweet filling.
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What is old is new again as Sanders reintroduces its Sanders Almond Tea Ring, a coffeecake that was very popular in the 1940s, '50s and '60s.
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DEAR ANNIE: When our relatives come to visit, as they do every winter, why do they expect free accommodations and free meals, which we provide year after year, while they never offer a coffeecake or pizza or to prepare one of the many meals during their visit?
On the way in to work she bought coffeecake at Starbucks and usually didn't eat again until she left the office at ten or eleven at night.
Just across from said staples is a bakery counter offering loaves of artisan breads such as pain de montagne, paesano, rustic Italian rounds, caraway rye, sesame semolina baguettes and San Francisco sourdough as well as pecan blondies, sour cream coffeecake (a best-seller) and other baked goods, all of which are produced at Zingerman's Bakehouse.
This special, rich coffeecake with sour cream and seasonal fruit is a perfect ending to a brunch.
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