La Panadería Michoacana is one of those shops with so many things going on that you end up walking out with a bit of everything. If you want pressed juices, Mexican popsicles, or even a homemade café de olla, they have it. In need of a three-layered Barbie Beach House-themed birthday cake for your niece that occasionally likes you? Done. But the main reason to stop by this South Central spot is still their excellent bakery that makes delicious pan dulce and one of our favorite tres leches in the city - it comes very moist, never too sweet, and tastes even better the next day if you can manage to wait. Don’t forget to also grab a soft rebanada de mantequilla, a classic pastry that resembles a slice of bread with thick butter and sugar on top. We love the flaky orejas as well, which come glossy from the dough’s sugar caramelizing in the oven.

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The Best Panaderías And Pan Dulce Shops in LA

10 great Latin American bakeries for stocking up on pan dulce, cakes, and vegan pastries.