The 33rd Official Great Aussie Pie Competition has crowned the best pies in Australia.

Sep 15, 2022

The best pies in Australia have been announced with a Victorian bakery taking out the coveted Plain Mince Pie category.

Around 1,500 pies were entered across 20 categories into the 33rd Official Great Aussie Pie competition, which took place at Fine Food Australia 2022. 

Whittlesea Bakehouse in Whittlesea, Victoria took out the best Plain Meat Pie accolade, whilst The Little Red Grape Bakery in Sevenhill, South Australia went home with best Plain Sausage Roll. 

“The calibre of pies and sausage rolls in this year’s competition has lifted the standard to a new level,” said competition organiser Danielle Lindsay from the Aussie Pie Council. “We are proud to continue elevating an Aussie icon and providing genuine feedback on more than 1,500 pies and sausage rolls from around the country. Well done to all who have put their heart and soul into their entries, we look forward to many more great pie comps in the years to come.” 

As the major title holder, Whittlesea Bakehouse receives over $20,000 worth of prizes for their business. 


Plain Pie Winner – Adrian, Whittlesea


Full winners list below: 

Plain Meat Pie 
WINNER: Whittlesea Bakehouse (Whittlesea, Victoria)
Plain Mince Pie 


Gourmet Pie 
WINNER: Miss Amelia Gourmet (Wadonga, Vic)
Chinese BBQ Pork Belly Pie 


WINNER Plain Sausage Roll
WINNER: The Little Red, Grape Bakery (Sevenhill, SA)
Plain Beef Sausage Roll 


Gourmet Sausage Roll 
WINNER: Gippsland Gourmet Pies (Nambrok, Vic)
Pork with Caramelised Apple 


Tom Lindsay Pepper Steak Pie Award 
WINNER: Country Cob Bakery  (Springvale, Vic)
Pepper Beef Pie 


Apprentice Category (Pork Pie) 
WINNER: Banana Boogie Bakery (Belair, SA)
Smokey BBQ Pulled Pork Pie 


Winner of the Apprentice Category (Pork Pie) – Banana Boogie Bakery


Shepherd’s / Potato Top Pie 
WINNER: Buddy Bakery Melton (Melton, Vic)
Steak Mushroom and Potato Pie 


Slow Cooked BBQ Pie 
WINNER: Mount Barker Country Baker (Mount Barker, WA)
Jalapeno Sauce & Smokey Pork Pie


Game Pie 
WINNER: Gisborne Bakery and Café (Gisborne, Vic)
Rabbit Mushroom and Thyme Pie


Poultry Pie 
WINNER: Parkview Bakery (Maryborough, Vic)
Moroccon Chicken Pie 


Red Meat Pie 
WINNER: Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes (Ocean Grove, Vic)
Country Lamb Rosemary Pie 


Vegetarian / Vegan Pie 
WINNER: Jacks Bakery (Mandurah, WA)
Veggie Paella Pie 


Pork Pie 
WINNER: Miss Amelie Gourmet (Wodonga, Vic)
Chinese BBQ Pork Belly Pie 


Traditional Pork Pie 
WINNER: 3 J’s Butchers (Traralgon East, Vic)
Traditional English 


Seafood Pie 
WINNER: Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes (Ocean Grove, Vic)
Surf n Turf Pie 


Apple Pie 
WINNER: Miami Bakehouse (Greenfields, WA)
Country Apple & Raspberry Pie 


Brekkie Pie 
WINNER: Brighton’s Best Bakehouse (Brighton, TAS)
Brekkie Farmhouse Pie


Gluten Free Pie
WINNER: Jojo’s Gluten Free Goodies (Kernot, Vic)
Thai Chicken Curry 


Gluten Free Sausage Roll 
WINNER: Jojo’s Gluten Free Goodies (Kernot, VIC)
Roast Veggie Roll 


All winners for 2022 Official Aussie Pie Competition


About The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition: 

The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition was established in 1989 and has been held yearly since, with the aim of raising the quality standards of pies and sausage rolls throughout Australia. It is facilitated by the Aussie Pie Council, which is a consortium of industry-leading businesses; Complete Display Equipment, Simple Simon (Lindsay Pie Making Equipment), and the National Baking Industry Association (NBIA). Full details of the competition can be found at their website. 


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