bake - June 2018 - pan - 43
"What sets us apart is that we offer piña colada cakes,
mocha cakes, Kahlua cakes, and eggnog cakes," Romero
says. "Back when we opened, not a lot of other bakeries
had options like that."
In addition to the traditional tres leches cakes, Panadería
San Miguel makes a range of cake flavors, including
Like many bakeries in the Twin Cities, Panadería San
Miguel traces its origins to the state of Morelos, Mexico,
known for its carnivals and celebrations. Minnesota boasts
a large popular of people who immigrated to the United
States from Morelos, and the Mexican culture has a strong
influence on the food trends here.
"We sell a lot of empanadas with rice pudding, and
our chicken mole empanadas are very popular," Stacey
Romero says. "One of our customers says he likes to add
scrambled eggs to our cream cheese and jalapeño filled
bolillos, which we call bolinachos."
The family business is expanding to more wholesale
accounts, as well, as local coffee shops and restaurants
love to buy filled pastries from Panadería San Miguel.
Business is going strong, and the Romero family has their
sights set on greater success in the future.