Ukrainian architect becomes first 3D pastry chef in the world

28-year-old Dinara Kasko from Charkow in Ukraine is primarily an architect and designer. When she went on maternity leave two years ago she would never have believed she'd become world-famous for her seemingly unspectacular hobby: she is a passionate baker.

When she found herself at home with a baby all the time, she started experimenting in the kitchen with traditional baking forms and recipes. But she's a little too creative to stick with tradition, as you'll see. 

Her architecture training clearly helped. Or maybe you could say she channeled her design mind in a new direction. She began combining traditional pastry craftsmanship with modern technology. At first she'd design a new "cake artwork" on the computer.

 

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Then she'd print it out with a 3D printer. This way she'd have the exact shape in front of her that she was aiming to create in the oven.

Next, she'd use the 3D model to generate a silicon baking form.

It's simply stunning what Dinara conjured up between her office and her kitchen — and it's all edible! Though you have to wonder, who would want to destroy one of these?

 

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Her creativity knows no bounds, and all poured into these brilliant sweet confections.

 

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It looks like she's discovered the key to breaking the barriers of physics in baking!

 

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And what might even be harder to imagine: Dinara doesn't have a babysitter. She's been making these works of art during her child's naps. 

Yes, you read that right. While her kid naps. (Don't worry if that just made you feel like an underachiever. I was dusting under the sofa while my kiddo napped. Dinara was breaking world records for pastry amazing-ness.)

 

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It is genuinely hard to believe that this gorgeous thing is a cake and not some mysterious deepwater ocean flora.

 

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The real question is, who gets to enjoy this delicacies?! Dinara's dinner parties must be VERY popular. 

 

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How about this torte for an environmentally-friendly Christmas tree? Refrigerate overnight, place it out in the living room during the day, and feast on it at the end of the holidays. Count me in.

 

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It goes without saying that Dinara's Instagram account is a must-see. Check it out and brace yourself: it's filled with more mind-blowing creations.

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