Pan de Muerto or Dead Bread: A Tradition That is Alive and Well

Pan de Muerto: The Bread That Brings Back the Dead — Cooking in America – Video (Eater)

One of the best things about Day of the Dead is delicious “pan de muerto” or dead bread, a special sweet bread that is prepared especially for this holiday. In addition to being a worthy representative of Mexican baked goods, it holds a special meaning.