Ruth Allenbrand is the Finance Manager in the Liberal Arts & Sciences Shared Service Center and a masterful cake decorator.
Why do you decorate cakes?
Decorating cakes is a creative outlet that everyone can enjoy. Cakes are a short term project that people can appreciate visually and they taste good too. I love the challenge of trying to take an idea in my mind and replicate it out of cake, icing and other edibles.
How long have you been decorating cakes?
I started decorating cakes over 30 years ago for my sons’ birthdays. Over the years I progressed to cakes for adult birthdays and weddings. Now days I have gone back to making children’s birthday cakes for my grandsons and fancy cupcakes.
What’s your favorite part of cake decorating?
Even though the end result of decorating may not be professionally perfect, I enjoy the response of people I make the cake for.
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