Cast iron is the easiest medium for baking. The cast iron heats up frivolously and retains the heat for superior cooking results. This cast iron loaf pan leads to a golden brown bread crust every time you bake. Also improbable for meatloaf as well. Super durable you&aposll use this to hold smoker chips for your bbq or whilst a unique jello mold. The handles on every end make it easier to lift the pan out and in of the oven. Seasoned and able to use. Preseasoned pan helps to make cleaning easy.