nounScottish & Irish
A loaf baked in a pan or tin.
- These confections were the stuff of dreams then, being a rarity in any ordinary household and only afforded on very special occasions. For us, the unsliced plain loaf with no wrapper and, once in a while, the softer pan loaf.
- Practically any bread can be used, from the simple white pan loaf to more ‘exotic’ breads like a ciabatta.
- They also turned out brown bread loaves and a biscuit loaf too, but it was that white pan loaf that took favour over all other loaves of bread.
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