Mmmm… pancakes!! Nothing says "special morning" like a tall stock of pancakes covered in sweet maple syrup. Inventor Miguel Valenzuela liked pancake mornings but felt they could use a shot of technical gadgetry.

So he built the Pancake Bot.

The Pancake Bot was built using LEGO blocks and a ketchup bottle (to hold the pancake batter) and programmed to create specially shaped cakes.

Here's a video of it in action:

Click over to Miguel's blog to read more about how he did it. Via

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