Your search for the elusive world-beating vanilla slice, pie or sausage roll may just finally be over. After all, kilojoules eaten on holidays don’t count, right?
Cakes, pies and sausage rolls? Is vanilla slice more your style? Or are you more of a lamington lover. Chasing a gourmet vegetarian pastie? Perhaps a pie with peas and gravy is more your thing.
In any case, we urge you to roll on to the best bakeries in the Barrington Coast where tasty treats both sweet or savoury matched by fresh salad sandwiches are always good to go. And where your search for the elusive world-beating secret sausage roll recipe - or pie or vanilla slice - may just finally be over.
Hooked On Pies, Taree
All the elements of a great bakery in downtown Taree! Fresh baked pastries, flavour packed pie fillings and a top selection of sandwiches made to order. Stop in for a quality bakery snack next time you’re in town and eat it on the grassy banks overlooking the Manning River.
Nabiac Baker, Nabiac
An old school bakery with a solid claim to fame for their tasty and well-priced pies. Friendly staff who are more than happy to recommend the best sweet treats. Easy to find, just off the Pacific Highway to enjoy a bakery feast to remember.
Old Bar Bakery, Old Bar
A small family owned and operated bakery that’s renowned for their fresh, soft bread, delicious pies and decadent pastries. A classic bakery feed in every sense. Stop in for a classic chunky steak pie – you won’t regret it.
Butterfingers Bakery, Tuncurry
Fabulous bacon and cheese pies made fresh on the premises. Plenty of other mouth-watering pie fillings are all calling your name too. Excellent cakes baked to order – be sure to pick one up for your next celebration. And if brownies are your thing, then you’ll probably need to try the cream cheese brownie and the chocolate soufflé brownie several times over… just to be sure of your favourite.
Manning Valley Pie Company, Taree
Now here’s a small business well worthy of your support. Grab a pie and pastry once and we guarantee you’ll come back for more. Hint: their gourmet chicken pies get a 10/10 for flavour closely followed by their corned beef pie with white sauce! Kids love the Match Stick, a rectangle of delicious puff pastry, strawberry jam and fresh cream.
Hebbys Bakery, Gloucester
An old fashioned family run bakery in a small country town that’s sure to please your taste buds. Consistently serving delicious sweet treats and savoury goods to hordes of loyal customers. Generational pie recipes are the secret to their success. Oh, and that sky-high vanilla slice too.
Lakesway Bakery, Forster Keys
Popular with locals and tourists alike for good reason. Their potato topped pie should mandatory eating when visiting Forster. Grab a top quality bakery feast and sit by Wallis Lake to eat. Bon appetite.
Ma Baker, Booral
Serving up Booral’s finest savoury pastries, authentic pies and delicious cakes. Sweet fans will cherish the cream horns and fruit flans on offer here - they are really something else! Hint: the family sized quiches make for an excellent meal. Not bad for a village on the way to Stroud.
McKeoghs Cake Shop, Wingham
A great little bakery in Wingham with an atmosphere from yesteryear. Filled with tasty cakes, slices and smashing pastries. The pies are simply wonderful here and there’s a huge range to choose from, you’ll find something to satisfy everyone. Well worth a coffee and cake stop or a traditional Aussie pie for lunch.
Nadine The Cake Queen
Looking for a custom made celebration cake? Look no further than Nadine the aptly named Cake Queen. Think stunning wedding cakes, birthday cupcakes and assorted sweet treats to impress your guests. Nadine is a talented pastry chef valued for her bespoke dessert range which caters for elegant and extravagant tastes. You’ll need to pre-order and maybe your next newest favourite will be her irresistible chocolate hazelnut frou frou cakes.