Vanilla Slice Winner

A bakery's defended its title and has taken out the Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph for another year.

The 22nd annual event was held in Mildura's Langtree Mall on Saturday with thousands pouring into the city during the day.

Bridgewater Bakehouse took the top honours, with owner PATRICK O'TOOLE saying they stuck to what they knew and it paid off.

Sunraysia Bread and Butter Bakery won the people's choice award.