In the Barossa (South Australia wine country), there is a wonderful family-run bakery selling bread, German cakes, doughnuts, pies, and sausage rolls. Apex Bakery has been around for decades and even the patriarch, 96 year old Keith, still comes into the shop. Now the bakery is run by Brian “Nipper” Fechner and his son. They have a giant wood burning oven and they use tools that have been around since the store opened 70 years ago. Of course, Evan and I had to try Apex’s donuts. It’s a yeasted donut that is hand rolled – that means no donut holes.
Apex Bakery in the Barossa
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