15+ Popular Mexican Breads to Try at Home

Mexican breads are some of the most delicious and delightful treats one can enjoy. From soft and fluffy tortillas to crunchy, chewy conchas. Here’s a look at 15+ of the most popular Mexican bread recipes to try at home.

Mexican breads are a wonderful way to bring a truly unique flavor to the table. Whether you choose to make them from scratch or pick up pre-made from your local store, Mexican breads can be a delight for the taste buds.

These recipes are all super delicious, and loved worldwide! So, don’t be afraid to experiment and get creative with these delightful breads. 

Be sure to check out my full list of 35+ Cinco de Mayo recipes and 25+ dessert recipes for Cinco de Mayo too!

The Most Popular Mexican Breads

These sweet and fluffy Conchas are one of the most popular types of pan dulce in Mexican panaderias! Here’s how to make them home.
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Pan Dulce also known as Conchas is a beautiful Mexican sweet bread made with a streusel-like topping. The colorful bread is scored on top to create pretty patterns that resemble seashells.
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Learn how to make traditional Mexican bolillos (crunchy oval rolls) with this very easy recipe, instructions & video. It’s easier than you think.
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Orejas are a Mexican Pan Dulce made from puff pastry, sugar and cinnamon and are common in panaderías found throughout Mexico.
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Easy step-by-step Recipe for how to make soft Homemade Tortillas to use for quesadillas, tacos, wraps, burritos. The best Mexican flatbread without yeast!
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Elotes (Pan Dulce) are delicious served with caramel!
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Easy Mexican Cornbread in a jiffy! Simple ingredients dress up packaged corn muffin mix to create this super moist and flavorful cornbread.
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Capirotada, or Mexican Bread Pudding, is made with layers of crusty bread, raisins, bananas, almonds and cheese all soaked in sweetened milk!
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Sesame topped Cemita Buns are used to make Cemitas Poblana, a Mexican avocado and cheese sandwich which is very popular in the Puebla region of the country.
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This cheesy Mexican Garlic Bread is perfect for appetizers or a delicious side dish!
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These traditional Mexican telera rolls are easy to make! Learn how to make them at home with this simple recipe.
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Rustic Homemade Corn Tortilla Recipe: Learn How To Make Corn Tortillas From Scratch, that are rich, flavorful, and easy to fold!
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Mantecadas are delicious Mexican muffins that have an orange and vanilla flavor. Learn how to make this fluffy pan dulce to enjoy!
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Rosca de Reyes, or Three Kings Bread, is a soft orange-flavored sweet bread that’s traditionally made in Mexico to celebrate Three Kings Day.
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Authentic Mexican Pan de Muerto. Learn how to make this sweet yeasted bread for celebrating Day of the Dead.
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How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these Mexican bread recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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15+ Most Popular Mexican Breads

Here's 15+ of the most popular Mexican breads to try at home. Soft and fluffy tortillas, crunchy, chewy conchas, & more!
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  • Choose your favorite Mexican bread recipe to try.
  • Gather the necessary ingredients.
  • Enjoy a delicious Mexican-themed dinner!
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