Have you ever stirred up cake batter and then found that the quantity just wouldn't fit the pans you have? Perhaps the amount was too much for the particular loaf pan you own, and not quite enough to fill out two layer cake tins.
"Better Kitchen Utensils for Your Future,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 5
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol5/iss12/7