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The Great South African Bake Off

IT'S BAKE OR BREAK TIME

Show Synopsis

It’s the moment every cake, bread and pie lover has been waiting for.

Bake Off is back and this time, the search goes nationwide in a bid to find and crown South Africa’s best amateur baker.

Each week the bakers will be given a new technique to master that will stretch their baking skills as they race against the clock, and each other, to deliver a show-stopping, mouth-watering creation. However, after nine weeks of whisking and piping, only one can emerge victorious.

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About The Show

The tent is up, the ovens preheated and 12 of the country’s best amateur bakers are ready to showcase their baking skills through a series of challenging tasks.

This creative competition show is sure to provide inspiration and delicious fun as the amateurs go all out to impress the judges with their originality and skill, ultimately hoping to bake their way to the final. No matter what the theme, all the bakers must deliver a showstopping, mouth-watering creation. But after nine weeks of whisking, crimping and piping, only one can emerge victorious.

There will be tears, there will be tension, and there may even be a soggy bottom or two.

On your marks... get set... bake!

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Next On

Episode 1, Series 2

Monday September 30 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 1

Episode 1 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 1, Series 2

Monday September 30 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 1

Episode 1 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 1, Series 2

Tuesday October 1 at 00:45

Series 2, Episode 1

Episode 1 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 2, Series 2

Tuesday October 1 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 2

Episode 2 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 2, Series 2

Tuesday October 1 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 2

Episode 2 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 2, Series 2

Wednesday October 2 at 00:40

Series 2, Episode 2

Episode 2 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 3, Series 2

Wednesday October 2 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 3

Episode 3 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 3, Series 2

Wednesday October 2 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 3

Episode 3 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 3, Series 2

Thursday October 3 at 00:45

Series 2, Episode 3

Episode 3 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 4, Series 2

Thursday October 3 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 4

Episode 4 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 4, Series 2

Thursday October 3 at 14:15

Series 2, Episode 4

Episode 4 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 4, Series 2

Friday October 4 at 00:45

Series 2, Episode 4

Episode 4 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 5, Series 2

Friday October 4 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 5

Episode 5 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 5, Series 2

Friday October 4 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 5

Episode 5 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 5, Series 2

Saturday October 5 at 00:40

Series 2, Episode 5

Episode 5 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 6, Series 2

Monday October 7 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 6

Episode 6 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 6, Series 2

Monday October 7 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 6

Episode 6 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 6, Series 2

Tuesday October 8 at 00:45

Series 2, Episode 6

Episode 6 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 7, Series 2

Tuesday October 8 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 7

Episode 7 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 7, Series 2

Tuesday October 8 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 7

Episode 7 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 7, Series 2

Wednesday October 9 at 00:40

Series 2, Episode 7

Episode 7 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 8, Series 2

Wednesday October 9 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 8

Episode 8 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 8, Series 2

Wednesday October 9 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 8

Episode 8 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 8, Series 2

Thursday October 10 at 00:40

Series 2, Episode 8

Episode 8 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 9, Series 2

Thursday October 10 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 9

Episode 9 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 9, Series 2

Thursday October 10 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 9

Episode 9 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 9, Series 2

Friday October 11 at 00:40

Series 2, Episode 9

Episode 9 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 10, Series 2

Friday October 11 at 06:00

Series 2, Episode 10

Episode 10 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 10, Series 2

Friday October 11 at 14:10

Series 2, Episode 10

Episode 10 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

Episode 10, Series 2

Saturday October 12 at 00:40

Series 2, Episode 10

Episode 10 | Series 2

The Bake Off comes to South Africa. Join a host of amateur bakers as they compete to be named South Africa's best home baker, where thrills, spills and shortcrust await.

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