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Where do you eat the best roscones de Reyes in Spain?

Bean or figurine? Who will have to pay the roscón? Anyway, for these roscones (the best in Spain) it is worth eating a bean

Who will have to pay the roscón? © Alamy

There are some traditions that should not be lost and more if there is sugar at stake. The roscón de Reyes It has an ephemeral success, only two or three days a year, so knowing where to find it is essential because no one is worth it.

Do not be fooled the best roscón is the one made with a lot of love, with hours of work and early rises. In this list you will find the best combination between Taste, tradition and know-how. How is your favorite roscón?

MADRID

Legendary are the roscones of Obrador Formentor (Hermosilla Street, 81) as well known for their ensaimadas and for being one of the builders that sells more roscones these holidays. If you want a memorable roscón they have one of 2.5 kg. Would you dare with him?

We continue with a classic, Mama Framboise (Fernando VI Street, 23) where you will find some different ones like the Galette des Rois (for about € 30), the raspberry roscón and the 2017 nougat special of Alicante. If you have problems with gluten We recommend Sana Locura Gluten Free Bakery (General Oraá Street, 49).

When we talk about preserving good customs, we talk about the Riojano Confectionery (Calle Mayor, 10) what since 1855 he has been working typical sweets like roscón. Some illustrious characters such as the Reina María Cristina or as the playwright Jacinto Benavente.

The turrón rosrón of Mama Framboise. © Mama Framboise

CATALONIA

At Born district of Barcelona is the Hoffman pastry shop (Carrer dels Flassaders, 44) known for its classic roscón of marzipan. By the way, you will have to order them on request because they fly; You can do it until a day before. I could not miss The roscón of the Pasteà Escribà (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 546), one of the best roscones in the city for its variety and originality.

La Pastisseria Barcelona (Via Augusta, 166) is another of the places that you should write on your list. They work on request, so the customer takes their roscón fresh from the oven (literally).

VALENCIAN COMMUNITAT

In the Rose of Jericho (Carrer d'Hernán Cortés, 14) in Valencia they work since 1890 to do One of the most popular roscones in the province. In the workshop rrecommend roscón without filling because the dough has a unique flavor.

If you ask in Alicante for the best roscones de Reyes they direct you to Paco Torreblanca in Elda, which you will also find in Valencia and Petrer. In addition to the traditional, the most famous are those of candied fruit, angel hair and whipped cream.

The secret of roscón, as in pizza, is in the dough. © Alamy

BASQUE COUNTRY

100 years of pastry tradition They have made Zuricalday Pastry one of the best known in Bilbao. History rules and that's why here The unfilled classics are the best sellers. They are sold only on days 4, 5 and 6; No need to order them beforehand because they reserve a large item for sale.

Fluffy and smelling of orange blossom, So are the Oiartzun Pastry (Igentea Street, 2) in San Sebastian. This year the surprise is related to Star Wars.

ARAGON

Where can you find roscones de Reyes artesanos in Zaragoza? The answer is Majema (Nicanor Villa Villita Street, 9). In this bakery opened since 1961 Last year they sold 1,200 roscones, you have to find out the secret.

The roscones of the Bakery Leovigildo Fernández, in Valladolid. © Bakery Leovigildo Fernández

BALEARIC ISLANDS

Majorca It is one of the islands with more tradition in Roscones. Here we recommend Lluis Perez Pastry (Bonaire Street, 14) in Palma and in Ibiza, La Canela Pastry where they have sold 3,000 roscones at parties.

CASTILLA Y LEÓN

They say they are the most wanted of Valladolid and Palencia. The Bakery Leovigildo Fernández (Olivares Street, 20) in Villabáñez prepares around 3,000 roscones in Reyes. If you go expressly to look for it, do not forget to buy one of their Muffins made with extra virgin olive oil.

In the Pastry Shop The Aqueduct (Paseo Ezequiel González, 25) the most popular are whipped cream what do they do in their own workshop with high quality raw materials.

CASTILLA LA MANCHA

In Albacete the Kings they have roscón breakfast on days 5 and 6, accompanied by a cup of chocolate. In the Swiss Confectionery (Rosario Street, 15) have been doing them 100 years, and as a curiosity in these roscones there is no bean, although yes surprise figurines.

It was in autumn 1986 when the first roscones of the Lara Pastry Shop (Av. Antero López, 50) in Toledo. His speciality? The whipped cream of cow's milk and the texture of the bun. You can not miss the roscón de Reyes de la Sao Tome Pastry (Zocodover Square, 7) Even though It is well known for its marzipanIt also makes delicious roscones.

The origin of roscón is related to the Roman saturnals, not to the wise men. © Alamy

GALICIA

Year after year long queues of people wait at the gates of the Glaccé Confectionery (Menéndez y Pelayo Street, 16). His fame is such that they have been commissioned since December 1st and some take up to 5 or 6. They will have to be tested!

More than 95 years making roscones de Reyes endorse Kopena as one of the best bakeries in Pontevedra. Here the favorites are the stuffed roscones.

ASTURIAS

In the Ovetus pastry shop (Calle Santa Susana, 1) of Oviedo they bake up to 2,500 roscones every Christmas, all made by hand since 1993. The most successful is the typical of Asturias with puff pastry and almond cream.

THE RIOJA

If you are looking for good roscones in Logroño you will have to stop by the Iturbe Pastry Shop (Víctor Pradera Street, 6). Yours It is one of the most popular in the city, especially pastry cream.

The fermentation of the dough is one of the secrets of the success of the roscón. © Alamy

ANDALUSIA

How do roscones in Huelva? In La Torre Patisserie (Calle Real, 33) in Lepe, they have it clear: olive oil, freshly made sourdough, produce from the land and an artisan workshop. There are classics, with cream and with Madagascar vanilla cream.

Jesus Pastry (Bizcocheros Street, 28) in Jerez de la Frontera is another essential address.Attention !, because This roscón has a real prize. Each of them contains inside a scroll in which you will know If you have been awarded with up to 500 euros.

In the Confectionery Aparicio (Capuchin Square, 15) got to sell around 4,000 roscones de Reyes in 2016. His roscón of artisan bakery It is one of the most sought after in Malaga. There is a lot of queue, so you have to get up early to have yours.

How do you eat roscón in your family? © Alamy

At the La Campana Confectionery in Seville (Sierpes Street, 1-3) The most famous are cream fillings. Although they also have other peculiarities such as citron fillings, very similar to angel hair.

In the Sweet Alliance of Almeria (Paseo de Almería, 2) the Roscones are of the day and only 5 and 6. His specialty is the Classic roscon without filling to accompany with a good chocolate. In Córdoba we highlight Pastry Shop El Brillante (Arruzafa Street, 7), its rotary kiln more than 70 years old It has a lot to do with the taste of their roscones.

If the Magi have brought you coal or they just haven't remembered you, you can always use a good roscón en the Pastry Videras (New Street, 54) from Granada, where you should also try the real cake, one of the delicacies that a regular customer enjoyed most, Queen Fabiola of Belgium.

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