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Ranga's Bakery @ Bayview Rd McCrae

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by Michelle Coates (subscribe)
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Published February 17th 2013
Keep your health and budget intact whilst indulging
Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
This is my all time favourite made with real ingredients baked on the premises.


Our local secret is out. I have been very reluctant to review this marvelous McCrae gem as, well, I was selfishly keeping it for the grateful locals.

Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
Have you ever seen such tempting tasting plates?


Over summer, however, it was clear Ranga's Bakery was not a secret any more so I'm now ready to share the reason behind this success story. Firstly, this bakery is open 7 days. That means anytime I have a whim for baked cheesecake, a spinach and ricotta roll or even an organic coconut juice from their fridge selection, I can just walk on down my street and indulge.

Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
The tastings change so often with new bakery treats on offer all the time.


Having been a health nut for the majority of my life, the first thing I did to the lovely Sarah and Dean is grill them mercilessly on their ingredients given other bakeries in the region were using questionable contents. I was stunned when Sarah took that so well and proudly but humbly let me know that their ingredients were definitely in the healthy eating category. The food is baked in front of you on the premises and they are very happy to not only answer questions about their ingredients but to also make loaves to order to cater for special dietary requirements.

Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
Specialty breads can be made to order. Nothing is a problem for Dean and Sarah of Ranga's Bakery McCrae


You may know of the McCrae shops, but Ranga's is up the hill a bit so follow Lonsdale St from the beach, up over the bridge, turn right at the roundabout and look for Ranga's on your left in the small group of shops.

Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
A counter full of healthier options for the savoury and sweet lover.


Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
Preservatives and colourings have been kept to an absolute minimum to ensure happy kids..which equals happy big kids.


I love the inviting atmosphere of this place. Large natural timber tables and soft bench seats make it perfect for a small group meeting. I have conducted a meeting there shortly after Ranga's opened and Sarah and Dean looked after us like VIPs which impressed my guests.

Ranga's, bakery, McCrae, Rosebud, cheesecake, Mornington Peninsula
Cheesecake lovers happiness.


If any budding writers, coffee connoisseurs or fellow philosophers are in the area please let me know and I can run on down and give a big peninsula welcome.

Disclaimer: my hair colour in no way indicates any bias towards this marvelous bakery.
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Why? For healthy bakery delights.
When: 7 days, 7am to 5.30 weekdays, 7-4pm weekends.
Phone: 59821090
Where: 205H Bayview Road, McCrae 3938
Cost: A delightful
Your Comment
After this incredible description of such a wonderful bakery/ cafe, we drove down to the peninsula to try out the place last Wednesday, February 20th. Disappointment plus! We ended up seeking out another nearby venue, as we were hungry after having driven from Melbourne. The McCrae Pavillion chosen at random, proved to be exceptionally good and a favourite with locals.
by chris (score: 0|8) 2723 days ago
Best bakery on the Peninsula.
by dands (score: 0|4) 2533 days ago
Great bakery. We visited today (Sunday) and everything was fresh and tasty :)
by Lorraine A (score: 3|1614) 1647 days ago
It's Easter 2014 and I hope all visitors to the Mornington Peninsula are enjoying Ranga's treats.
I'm away so please share what new goodies are on offer.
by Michelle Coates (score: 2|529) 2308 days ago
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