It's official, Texas has a favorite bread, and, it should come as no surprise that it is probably your abuelita's favorite too!

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Mohamed Hassouna via Unsplash
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The folks over at Shane Co. did some very tasty research to determine the most popular bread type in each state. There's tons to choose from; sourdough, ciabatta, French, croissant, seriously I could go on. But I am very proud to say that one bread reigned supreme in the Lone Star state!

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Shane Co. collected data and bread type popularity to discover that in Texas, pan dulce is the most popular and favorite bread!

Veronica Gonzalez
Veronica Gonzalez
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Pan dulce, if you're not aware, is the general name for a variety of Mexican pastries translating to “sweet bread” in English. Pan dulce was also popular in one other state: California- looks like we have more in common with the Golden State than we thought we did!

Joanna Barba
Joanna Barba
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I have to admit, I am a little surprised to learn that pan dulce is the favorite in Texas; not because it's not worthy of being the most popular, but because I didn't think that pan dulce would count as bread! I figured it would be a pastry, but I guess a pastry is also bread.

I'm a big fan of pan dulce; conchas are my favorite!

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Gerard CR via Unsplash
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I love dunking a concha in a hot coffee in the morning; and I love dunking a concha in milk at night for a midnight snack! But I don't discriminate, I think all pan dulce is great, so much so that I think a pan dulce truck would be a hit here in Texas!

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