Ever so carefully, she uses icing to form a hot pink rose. Once the edges are perfect, she picks the rose up with a knife and places it on top of her cake. Now, she's on to the next one.
The Taylor County Extension Office recently offered a free cake decorating class, taught by Ramona Penick of Black Gnat, who has been making cakes since 1976.
She operates a catering business, Down Home Cooking, in Greensburg.
Penick said interest has been expressed in her teaching another cake decorating class in the spring.