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American coffee cakes, Danish pastry and pain au chocolat don't have the origins that maybe you thought they did. This article also discusses the bialy, Irish soda bread, layered phyllo pastries and doughnuts. ...
... The baked goods eaten for breakfast around the world come in seemingly countless varieties, but most fall into one of several common families.
The sweet, yeasted buns and cakes of northern Europe, many of which began as indulgences reserved for holidays, have migrated across borders and to far-flung colonies.
Full Story: Breakfast Breads and Pastries; by Ben Mims, on Saveur.com