The Taste Master
Fourteen finalists, two judges and one epic prize. Watch Season 5 Tuesdays at 7pm on SABC2 with repeats Wednesdays at 1pm and Sundays at 4pm
The Taste Master
Fourteen finalists, two judges and one epic prize. Watch Season 5 Tuesdays at 7pm on SABC2 with repeats Wednesdays at 1pm and Sundays at 4pm

WATCH SEASON 5

TUESDAYS AT 7PM ON SABC2 WITH REPEATS WEDNESDAYS AT 1PM AND SUNDAYS AT 4PM
The Taste Master is back!
South Africa, get ready to be inspired by 14 bakers vying to be crowned #TheTasteMasterSA 2024! From baking brilliance to jaw-dropping flops, this season has it all – drama, tension, and unforgettable moments! 
The Grand Prize
Up for grabs for this season's winner...  R150 000 from Capitec – a boost of capital to grow a baking business, R100 000 to spend at Samsung, R100 000 of KitchenAid equipment and a blast chiller from Electrical Industries Online to the value of R65 000.
Viewer Competitions
Want to be a part of the Taste Master fun? We have some amazing giveaways for our incredible Taste Master community! Up for grabs...12 KitchenAid Stand Mixers each valued at over R13 000, R50 000 courtesy of Capitec Business to further your baking business’s growth and fantastic prizes from our guest judges including products, experiences and more!
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EPISODE 11: The Fine Dining Challenge

And then there were four! This week on The Taste Master SA our final 4 contestants must create a refined three-course menu centred around baked items under the expert guidance from Chef Rikku O’Donnchu.

Who will make it through to the penultimate challenge and who will be going home? 

Watch this nail-biting fine dining challenge unfold Tuesday, 9 July at 7pm on SABC 2 with repeats Wednesdays at 1pm and Sunday at 4pm.

For season 5 I will be looking for excellence in execution of techniques and authenticity.

MEET THE SEASON 5 JUDGES

For Season 5 I will be looking for contestants to incorporate their personalities into their bakes and showcase their baking skills.

WIN WITH THE TASTE MASTER SA

Aprons on, baking enthusiasts, it’s your chance to WIN!!
This season we’re giving away a KitchenAid Stand Mixer valued at over R13 000 every week PLUS a R50 000 cash prize to help you boost your baking business! 


To Enter the Royal Baking Powder & KitchenAid Stand Mixer Competition:

1. Watch the show
2. Bake your own version of the weekly challenge using Royal Baking Powder
3. Upload a photo of your bake to the competition post on social media
4. Tell us about your entry and include #TheTasteMasterSA and #BakeMoreMemories

Comp closes Sunday 23 June at 23:59. Ts&Cs apply

WIN R50 000 CASH!

To Enter the Capitec Business R50 000 Competition:


1. Reply to the competition post on The Taste Master SA’s Facebook or X pages with a video sharing your small business story and how you’ll use this Capitec boost to further the growth of your business.

2. Use #BetterNeverRests and #TheTasteMasterSA

3. If entering on Instagram please tag @CapitecBank and @TasteMasterSA 

4. You can also enter by whatsapping your video to 065 672 7127.

Comp closes Sunday 28 July at 23:59. Ts&Cs apply

MEET ALL THE SEASON 5 CONTESTANTS

TOP 3

MOLETWA
MELICIA
RENUKA

TOP 14

WATCH THE TASTE MASTER SA EPISODES

Missed an episode? Watch Season 1 – 4 on our YouTube Channel!

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The Taste Master SA Season 5. This successful show has a proven track record of transforming passionate bakers into culinary maestros. We are excited to be a part of this journey and look forward to inspiring more creativity in the kitchen and baking more memories with Royal Baking Powder, South Africa’s iconic baking staple.

RECIPES FROM THE SHOW

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 11

Moletwa's Fine Dining Meal
Renuka's Fine Dining Meal
Phillip's Fine Dining Meal

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 10

Renuka's Illusion Spaghetti & Meatballs
Melicia's Illusion Sausages & Mash
Phillip's Illusion Steak & Chips
Moletwa's Illusion Hot Dog
Rio's Illusion Sushi

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 9

Renuka's High Tea Giant Macaron
Melicia's High Tea Red Velvet XL Slice
Moletwa's Citrus High Tea Treat
Phillip's High Tea Paris Brest
Rio's High Tea Deluxe Brownie
Rochelle's High Tea Bake

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 8

Renuka's Samoosa inspired Pâté en Croûte
Phillip’s Pâté en Croûte
Moletwa’s Bobotie Pâté en Croûte
LaReeRee’s Pâté en Croûte Braai Pie
Natasha’s Pâté en Croûte

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 7

Rio’s Orange Cake
Phillip’s Blueberry and Lemon Cake
Natasha’s Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls
Melicia’s Marbled Chocolate and Orange Tarts
LaReeRee’s Chakalaka Bread with Mushrooms, Cheese and Ham

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 6

Renuka's Weskus Feast
Moletwa's Weskus Feast
Melica's Weskus Feast
Phumla's Weskus Feast
Bokang's Weskus Feast
Natasha's Weskus Feast

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 5

Team White's Swiss Rolls
Team Maroon's Swiss rolls
Team Green's Swiss rolls
Team Blue's Swiss rolls
Team Black's Swiss rolls

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 4

Lynn's Masterclass Icing recipes
Moletwa’s Tower of Treats
Rio’s Tower of Treats
Melicia’s Tower of Treats
Waahid’s Tower of Treats
Given's Tower of Treats

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 3

Salted Peanut Butter Millionaire Shortbread
Team Blue's Biscuit Box Recipes
Team Yellow's Biscuit Box Recipes
Team White's Biscuit Box Recipes
Team Maroon's Biscuit Box Recipes

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 2

Given's African Flavours Cake
Melicia's Baked Amasi
Moletwa's Madumb Koesisters
Ayanda's Egusi Tart
Priscilla's Vanilla Teff Pumpkin Seed Cake
Phumla's Sorghum Financiers

SEASON 5 RECIPES: EPISODE 1

Rochelle & Phillip’s Battenberg
Rio & Waahid’s Battenberg Cake
Natasha & LaReeRee’s Battenberg
Given & Phumla’s Battenberg
Ayanda & Priscilla’s Battenberg
Melicia & Ayanda’s Battenberg
Renuka & Bokang’s Battenberg

WHO WILL BECOME the next taste master?

THE SHOW

SA’s hottest baking talent are put to the test with a series of challenging tasks  in the hopes of becoming the next culinary sensation.  Click here to find out more about the weekly challenges from Season 1, 2, 3 & 4. 

AIRING SOON

The Taster Master Season 4 will premiere on Tuesday 23 April at 7pm on SABC2.

Terms & Conditions

To view all the terms and conditions associated with the Taste Master TV show:
Click here for the contestant Ts&Cs