coffeecake
coffeecake cof"fee*cake` (k[add]"f[-e]*k[=a]`), n. a cake or sweet bread usually glazed after baking, and having added nuts and fruits; it is often served with coffee.

Syn: coffee cake. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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