When is a bouquet of flowers not a bouquet of flowers? When it’s a cake, of course! Over the past year, we’ve been blown away by the artistic possibilities of sweet treats. From goth-inspired nuptials to confections with a painterly twist, it seems that the sky’s the limit when it comes to decorating desserts. Our favorite iteration of this tasty trend, however, is the buttercream flower cake. Seoul-based pastry chef Atelier Soo is the latest person to wow us with it; her ability to sculpt realistic floral creations is awe-inspiring.
Each of Soo’s single-tiered cakes are loaded with a bevy of beautiful blooms that display an impressive array of colors, sizes, and textures. With such thoughtful arrangement and exquisite petal construction, the lifelike flowers hardly resemble food at all. But with sweet ingredients like butter, confectioners sugar, and whipping cream, you’ll want to take a bite of these cake flowers.Every Tuesday is Art Tuesday here at Adafruit! Today we celebrate artists and makers from around the world who are designing innovative and creative works using technology, science, electronics and more. You can start your own career as an artist today with Adafruit’s conductive paints, art-related electronics kits, LEDs, wearables, 3D printers and more! Make your most imaginative designs come to life with our helpful tutorials from the Adafruit Learning System. And don’t forget to check in every Art Tuesday for more artistic inspiration here on the Adafruit Blog!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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