Pan De Muerto from A Guide to Dia de los Muertos (Slideshow)

A Guide to Dia de los Muertos (Slideshow)

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Pan De Muerto

This "bread of the dead" is a sweet, baked roll that some travel far and wide to buy before the festivities begin on Nov. 1. The dough is often twisted into shapes like bones and layered on top of the circular loaf. This round configuration mimics the idea of the "circle of life."