coffeecake

[ kaw-fee-keyk, kof-ee- ]
/ ˈkɔ fiˌkeɪk, ˈkɒf i- /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. coffee-and,
  2. coffee-colored,
  3. coffee-klatsch,
  4. coffee-table book,
  5. coffeeberry,
  6. coffeehouse,
  7. coffeepot,
  8. coffer,
  9. cofferdam,
  10. coffered

Origin of coffeecake

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

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