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Coburg Loaf
Breads

A style of round crusty white wheatflour bread loaf formed without a tin and with crown-like radial slashes around the top.


Coburg Loaf, in this case made with a grain-speckled flour
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Charles Harper's 'The Portsmouth Road' of 1895 suggests that the form appeared following the marriage in 1816 of the Prince Regent's only daughter, Charlotte, to Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, the German Duchy. A similar bread style is known in Germany, but is not normally made using white wheatflour.



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