Scientists managed to print a real edible cheesecake on a 3D printer. It is reported by Science of food.

The first attempt was initially quite successful. When the printer began to “build up” the dessert, it collapsed. Only on the fifth attempt, the printer managed to produce a dessert that retained its proper shape.

The authors of the study were developers from Columbia University. They set out to demonstrate that 3D printing really has enough potential to revolutionize cooking, and use cartridges with food paste to create edible dishes.

Currently, the 3D printer is capable of using up to seven ingredients for cooking. So, the same cheesecake was prepared in half an hour from biscuit butter, peanut butter, strawberry jam, Nutella paste, banana and cherry puree and icing.

Mark Zuckerberg’s company Meta has announced the purchase of a business from Luxexcel, a Belgian-Dutch company that prints lenses for glasses.