Pan de Muerto’ / ‘Day of the Dead Bread’ is one of the most iconic traditions of Mexican culture. It is prepared every 1st and 2nd day of November. The top of the bread represents a skull and the sides represent bones. It’s sweet and tangy since it’s prepared with orange blossom extract & orange zest.
Traditionally shaped by hand into the form of a ring from yeasted wheat dough, first boiled for a short time in water and then baked. A world wide breakfast classic nowadays!
This classic bread is used in a wide array of Mexican dishes. Cousin of traditional Italian-style bread, it is also great for your lunch sandwich. Enjoy the wonderful smell of freshly baked bread that will linger in your house for a few hours.