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Brakes on for the Best Bakeries
The team at Lifestyle holiday parks, Discovery Parks, has come up with its top five bakeries on some of Australia’s most popular road trips – and who wouldn’t want to stop for a bite at a great Aussie bakery.
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There’s nothing like a bakery treat on a long drive 

VICTORIA 

GEELONG: THE ROLLING PIN PIES & CAKES 

Since 1997, this family operated business has been churning out award-winning goods. Taking titles for Australia’s Best Gourmet Pie in 2016 and Australia’s Best Pie in 2013, The Rolling Pin has the pie down to an art form. From gourmet style chicken carbonara pie to lamingtons for those with a sweet-tooth, this bakery stop will not disappoint. Our pick? The Country Lamb & Rosemary Pie (judged Australia’s Best Gourmet Pie): www.rollingpin.com.au 

ECHUCA-MOAMA: MOAMA BAKERY 

With three locations in the area, pop by the Moama Bakery for a bite to eat before embarking on your tour of the Port of Echuca. The friendly atmosphere is the best setting for a family lunch by the Murray River. Great food, great coffee and great service. You’ll be raving about the pies to your friends! Our pick? The Ned Kelly Pie: www.moamabakery.com.au 

TASMANIA 

HOBART: DACI & DACI BAKERS 

The food culture here is a range of different cuisines from around the world. Daci & Daci Bakers is a European style bakehouse making fresh fig and walnut sourdough, belgian chocolate cake and moroccan lamb sausage rolls daily. There’s plenty to choose from and fantastic coffee, too! Our pick? The Spinach, Leek & Feta Pastie: www.dacianddacibakers.com.au 

NEW SOUTH WALES 

JINDABYNE: TRADER JOE’S GARAGE - CAFE 

Conveniently next to Discovery Parks - Jindabyne, this cafe has the best toasties and coffee in Jindabyne. You’ll love the double cheeseburger and their wood-fired pizza nights. Trader Joe’s Garage - Cafe is there to warm up your belly after a day on the slopes. Our pick? The Hawaiian Burger: www.facebook.com/traderjoesgaragecafe 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

SWAN VALLEY: MAISON SAINT-HONORE 

A wonderful patisserie next to Pinelli Wines, have a plate of French dessert in beautiful surrounds. While touring the vineyards of the Swan Valley, stop at Maison Saint-Honore afternoon tea. We guarantee these macarons will make your heart swoon. Our pick? Salted Caramel Macaron: www.maisonsainthonore.com

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Written: Tue 01 Aug 2017
Printed: August, 2017
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