coffee cake

noun

Definition of coffee cake

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

Examples of coffee cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Thresa Thomas, daydreams of lunch centered around coffee cake. Byeli Cahan, ABC News, 24 Mar. 2022 This coffee cake would be perfect for a birthday brunch celebration. Olivia Muenter, Woman's Day, 14 Apr. 2022 For less than $20, customers get a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich Bacon & Cheddar Egg Sandwich, a Farmhouse Sandwich, hash browns, a blueberry muffin and a chocolate chip coffee cake. Sabrina Weiss, PEOPLE.com, 11 Feb. 2022 The treat is somewhere between a coffee cake and a cinnamon roll and is always decorated with the Mardi Gras colors. Erin Cavoto, Country Living, 28 Jan. 2022 At Alchemist Coffee Project, every vegan blueberry coffee cake muffin should have my name on it. Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 2021 Team Dough Angels delivered a chocolate chiffon and hazelnut coffee cake with Swiss buttercream, accompanied by a cake doughnut with ganache. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 20 Dec. 2021 In December of last year, Hershey launched Reese’s Snack Cakes, billed as a midmorning snack (akin to a coffee cake). Michelle Shen, USA TODAY, 16 Nov. 2021 The usual offerings include boules, croissants, ciabatta, baguettes, miches, rolls, fruit crostata, cookies, scones, muffins, coffee cake, brownies, pretzels, buns, tarts, quiches and sandwiches. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 15 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of coffee cake

1865, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

6 May 2022

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“Coffee cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coffee%20cake. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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