Orange Coffee Cake. Make Breakfast an Event.

I was never a big fan of coffee cake, but I baked one earlier this year to bring on a visit with friends who are coffee cake aficionados. Witnessing their small ritual of gently warming the cake and serving it as part of a leisurely morning meal was almost as enjoyable as the cake itself. I became a convert.

A few weeks ago, I was invited for a weekend visit with another friend. Once…