Valentine's Conchas

What Are Conchas?

Conchas are a kind of Mexican pan dulce. These fluffy homemade morning buns are easy to make! Decorate them with hearts or any shape you like!

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make these pink Mexican conchas.

Make the Dough

Make the concha dough, then let it rise until it has doubled in size.

Divide the Dough

Shape into balls and place on a baking sheet.

Make the Topping

Make the sugar topping. It is white so you can add any color you like!

Add Color

For these conchas I used pink, red and white. Feel free to mix up the colors and use your favorite.

Add a Shape

Use some of the sugar topping to make a shape. Any shape you want works.

Add to Conchas

Add the shapes you made to the top of your conchas.


Bake your conchas until they are golden and fluffy.

Dig In

Serve with coffee or a cold glass of milk!