MasterChef jury Jock Zonfrillo gives participants an elimination challenge with a twist of shock

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“That’s so cruel!” MasterChef jury Jock Zonfrillo gives the show’s contestants an elimination challenge with a twist of shock

Jock Zonfrillo was responsible for MasterChef’s elimination challenge on Tuesday and did not disappoint.

The 44-year-old MasterChef judge instructed the show’s contestants to cook two pies – one sweet and one savory.

After explaining the challenge, he let the participants decide whether to try the sweet pie or the savory pie, with the group splitting in two.

Plot twist: Jock Zonfrillo was responsible for MasterChef’s elimination challenge on Tuesday, and he didn’t disappoint

While all participants were assured that they would cook to their strengths, Jock switched the cakes.

Well, today’s lesson is about dealing with the pressure in this kitchen. So let’s push you a little bit further, ”Jock told them.

His decision to swap the pies – meaning the sweet team would have to cook savory and vice versa – left the participants shocked.

Same but different: The 44-year-old MasterChef judge ordered the show's contestants to cook two pies - one sweet and one savory

Same but different: The 44-year-old MasterChef judge ordered the show’s contestants to cook two pies – one sweet and one savory

Blindsided: While all participants were assured that they would cook to their strengths, Jock switched the cakes around

Blindsided: While all participants were assured that they would cook to their strengths, Jock switched the cakes around

“That’s so cruel!” said a bewildered participant.

“You’re like, ‘Oh-no-he-not,” added astonished fellow judge Melissa Leong.

Meanwhile, entrant Depinder Chhibber labeled the twist a ‘game-changer’ and acknowledged that ‘everyone is out of their comfort zone’.

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I play it up: “You’re like, ‘Oh-no-he-not,’ added astonished fellow judge Melissa Leong.

Team Jock: Jock also spoke about the challenge on his Instagram Stories and admitted he was 'not as shocked' as everyone else

Team Jock: Jock also spoke about the challenge on his Instagram Stories and admitted he was ‘not as shocked’ as everyone else

MasterChef teased the twist in a post on Instagram on Tuesday: “SNEAK PEEK: Jock’s sharp twist will shock even the most confident of chefs!”

They called the challenge “ the most shocking elimination ” and joked that Jock “ gave the participants a sharp attack. ”

Jock also spoke about the challenge on his Instagram Stories, confessing that he was ‘not as shocked’ as everyone else.

The big reveal: 'Tonight I put the pressure test on @masterchefau', he wrote on Instagram Stories

Plague: He added boldly, “I mean, it's just a pie.  What can go wrong? '

The big reveal: ‘Tonight I put the pressure test on @masterchefau’, he wrote on Instagram Stories

Dropping Bombs: Jock also added a photo of the show's participants looking shocked and captioned it 'nervous laughter'

Dropping Bombs: Jock also added a photo of the show’s participants looking shocked and captioned it ‘nervous laughter’

“Tonight I put the pressure test on @masterchefau,” he wrote.

He added cheekily: ‘I mean it’s just a pie. What can go wrong? ‘

Jock also added a photo of the show’s participants looking shocked and captioned ‘nervous laughter’.

Unexpected: His decision to swap the pies - meaning the sweet team should cook savory and vice versa - left participants shocked

Unexpected: His decision to swap the pies – meaning the sweet team should cook savory and vice versa – left participants shocked

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