[ kaw-fee-keyk, kof-ee- ]

  1. a cake or sweetened bread, often flavored with cinnamon and made or topped with nuts, raisins, candied fruit, etc., and glazed with melted sugar, usually served with coffee.

Origin of coffeecake

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; coffee + cake

Words Nearby coffeecake Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024