Crikey! Croc creation snaps up Great Aussie Pie gold

CROC WARNING: Authorities will place croc warning signs along the Boyne River in Tannum Sands and Boyne Island this afternoon after a croc was spotted.
Crikey, it's a crocodile pie.

A MEAT pie with plenty of bite has taken out the gourmet game category at the 2013 Official Great Aussie Pie Competition.

The crocodile pie was created by the team at the Blackbutt Bakery.

The gold medal was presented at an awards ceremony in Sydney. The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition is the industry's most prestigious competition.

"For a littl,e insignificant bakery in the backwoods in a town not many have heard of, what a fantastic result," Blackbutt Bakery wrote on its Facebook page.

Bruce Morcombe tucks into a crocodile pie at Blackbutt Bakery.
Bruce Morcombe tucks into a crocodile pie at Blackbutt Bakery.

"We are thrilled to bits.

"Thanks to a great team of people - those who made the pies and those who worked in the background to make it all happen."

The bakery entered 10 pies in the competition, taking out 10 medals.