BY mid afternoon on Tuesday The Freckled Duck had sold out of pies and most of their cakes.
The new bakery opened its doors in Allansford, and owners Warren and Prue Keane said the response from the community had been overwhelming.
"It's like we've opened the floodgates," Mrs Keane said.
Mrs Keane said a lot of blood, sweat and tears had gone into the new shop.
She said her husband, a baker by trade, had worked an enormous amount of hours in the lead up to the opening.
"That's just his gig," she said.
"But it has been a lot work."
She said they had concentrated their efforts on establishing what they wanted to do and how they wanted it to be presented.
"We want to be a destination that people can come to," she said. "I love it, it's homely and it's comforting."
We want to be a destination that people can come to.Prue Keane
"We've had enormous support from the community. I can't tell you how much."
Mrs Keane said one of the bakery's speciality's was a Ned Kelly pie. "It's an egg and bacon brekkie pie," she said.
Mrs Keane praised her staff who she said had put in a mammoth first day. "They have been amazing," she said. "None of them have had breaks, they've just kept going, going and going."
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