Fans fall in love with Junior MasterChef Australia’s Ben, 10

‘Can I trade in my kid for him?’ Junior MasterChef viewers fall in love with Cub Scout Ben, 10 – who brought along his own homemade rolling pin

Junior MasterChef Australia kicked off on Sunday night and fans already have a favourite. 

Ben, 10, has won hearts with his chipper attitude and love of cooking – and viewers were delighted when he brought along a homemade rolling pin. 

The tween explained that he’d made it himself at Cub Scouts, and that it was special to him. 

Love him: Junior MasterChef Australia kicked off on Sunday night and fans already have a favourite. Ben, 10, (pictured) has won hearts with his chipper attitude and love of cooking – and viewers were delighted when he brought along a homemade rolling pin

‘We all brought something special in from home,’ he explained on the show. 

‘I brought my rolling pin that I actually made myself at a Cub Scout night. I think that’s really cool,’ he added. 

Ben, from Victoria, made ‘posh s’mores on Sunday’s episode, and fans were simply smitten. 

Hard worker: The tween explained that he'd made it himself at Cub Scouts, and that it was special to him

Hard worker: The tween explained that he’d made it himself at Cub Scouts, and that it was special to him

Aww! 'I brought my rolling pin that I actually made myself at a Cub Scout night. I think that's really cool,' he said

Aww! ‘I brought my rolling pin that I actually made myself at a Cub Scout night. I think that’s really cool,’ he said 

One person Tweeted: ‘Ben is a Scout and he’s making S’mores. Already my no. 1 contender’. 

One more said: ‘Oh my gosh Ben made his own rolling pin at a cub scout night and this is the kind of wholesome show we all need right now!’

Another wrote: ‘Ben is Russel from Up – funny, adorable, kindhearted and deserves the absolute world’. 

Someone else added: ‘Can I have a channel featuring Ben all day please?’

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Cute! Ben, from Victoria, made 'posh s'mores on Sunday's episode, and fans were simply smitten

Cute! Ben, from Victoria, made ‘posh s’mores on Sunday’s episode, and fans were simply smitten

Yet another chimed in:  ‘Can I trade in my kid for Ben?’ while one more fan said: ‘I want to adopt Ben’. 

Some compared him to MasterChef Australia contestant Reece Hignell, who is also known for his cheerful disposition.

One fan Tweeted: ‘Ben could be #JrMasterChefAU version of @reece_hignell’. 

One person Tweeted: 'Ben is a Scout and he's making S'mores. Already my no. 1 contender'

One person Tweeted: ‘Ben is a Scout and he’s making S’mores. Already my no. 1 contender’

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