Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

coffee cake

noun

Simple Definition of coffee cake

  • : a sweet, rich bread usually made with fruit, nuts, and spices and often eaten with coffee

Full Definition of coffee cake

  1. :  a sweet rich bread often with added fruit, nuts, and spices that is sometimes glazed after baking

1865

First Known Use of coffee cake

1865


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up coffee cake? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 14, 2016

to hug and kiss another person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

2.2 pounds 100 pounds 196.5 pounds 16.96 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ