Coffee: Once a mere beverage (pah!), today it is a social necessity and, in many cities, nothing less than a performance art. The only thing that can possibly do justice to this supreme libation is a delicious home-baked coffee cake. These tasty treats specially crafted to accompany fragrant, steaming coffee come in a wonderful variety of flavors and forms, and range from lusciously rich and sweet to hearty, savory, and healthful. Imagine sitting down to Cinnamon-Apple or Mocha Marbled Coffee Cake, or tearing at Olive, Herb, and Potato Fougasse. Whether your drink is a creamy cappuccino, a skinny no-foam latte, or an old-fashioned cup o' joe, you'll find a sumptuous coffee cake to go with it in this charming, illustrated cookbook full of irresistible enhancements to our favorite modern ritual.