Lodge- Cast Iron Loaf Pan
Produce mouth watering baked goods with golden-brown crust every time with the Lodge Cast Iron Loaf Pan.
It’s the perfect medium for baking all kinds of bread, meatloaf, and more. It features handles on both ends that make it easier grasp and transfer the pan to and from the oven.
- Your cookware is right at home on or in any heat source, indoors or out, except the microwave.
- All new cookware should be rinsed and dried promptly before your first use.
- Lodge cookware is already seasoned, so you are ready to start cooking.
- Use any utensils you like, even metal. There is no chemical coating to damage.
- Always lift cookware on smooth-top stoves. Sliding anything can scratch the surface.
- Our handles can get hot, so protect your hands by using a handle holder.
- Cast iron performs best when heated and cooled gradually, so give it a few minutes to pre-heat.
- Cast iron has superior heat retention, so use a lower heat setting to prevent food from sticking.
Clean Up Time
- Wash cast iron by hand with a nylon bristle scrub brush. If needed, use a pan scraper for stuck on bits.
- For extra sticky situations, simmer a little water for 1 minute, then use the scraper after cooled.
- Dry promptly and thoroughly with a lint-free cloth or paper towel.
- Rub with a very light layer of cooking oil or our Seasoning Spray, preferably while the cookware is still warm.
- Hang or store cookware in a dry place.
Occasionally, you may notice some dark residue on your towel when cleaning. This is perfectly safe-it’s just the seasoning reacting to foods that may be slightly acidic or alkaline. It will disappear with regular use and care. Soap isn’t necessary, but if you like, a little mild detergent is fine. Promise.
- Seasoning is simply oil baked onto the iron, giving it a natural, easy-release finish.
- Lodge pre-seasons all of its cookware with soy vegetable oil and nothing else.
- Any food-safe cooking oil/shortening will work for maintaining your cookware. We recommend vegetable oil
- or canola oil, like our Seasoning Spray.
- Seasoning is an ongoing process that improves the more you cook.
- With some foods, new cookware might require a little extra oil or butter the first few uses.
- Acidic or alkaline foods like tomatoes and some beans should only be cooked once seasoning is well-established.
- Dishwashers, metal scouring pads, and harsh detergents will harm the seasoning.
- Rust happens, and it is easy to fix. Just follow these directions.