Pan de elote is a dish made out of corn that is very popular in many American countries. You will find many different variants of it, according to the country or region that you are visiting. For example, in some South American countries, they make savory versions of cornbread. Different variants of corn are also used depending to make this traditional treat, which makes their taste vary in sweetness.
In Mexico, pan de elote is made as a sweet treat that can be eaten as a dessert or a quick snack. It is also sometimes found in street stands as it is easy and inexpensive to make.