coffee cake

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jul 2018

Definition of coffee cake

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

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First Known Use of coffee cake

1865

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Definition of coffee cake for English Language Learners

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


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