The type of love that one feels for very close friends or friends of the opposite sex, short of actual love.
"Can you describe your relationship with the defendant for the court?"
"Ah, yes. It was pancake love. Loved that bitch, your honor. Loved that bitch like I love me some pancakes first-thing in the morning."
"Oh my god, dude. I freaking love you."
"I love you. You know, like pancake love- I love you like I love pancakes."