Ruth is a former attorney and administrative law judge who now owns Oklahoma City’s premier bake shop called Ruth’s Sweet Justice Bakery. She made the switch to cakes in 1994 and quickly fell in love with the creativity decorating cakes offered. After being named the top bakery manager in the world for all the IGA stores, Ruth opened her shop in 1999.
Ruth has been seen on all 3 networks that have cake programming. She won WE tv’s Wedding Cake Wars, she assisted Pat Jacoby’s team twice in their victories on TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off and she has been featured in 3 different Food Network specials about the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show. Her cakes have graced the pages of national and international publications for years.
Ruth travels the country teaching and demonstrating numerous techniques in the world of sugarcraft. Ruth operates the Oklahoma Sugar Art Academy, which brings in instructors from around the world to teach in Oklahoma City. You will find Ruth at several cake competitions each year, where she regularly takes home lots of ribbons. Ruth has placed in the top 10 a half a dozen times at various wedding competitions from the east coast to the prestigious Oklahoma Sugar Art Show.
Ruth was recently given The Sweet Life Hall of Fame award at the National Capital Area Cake Show in Virginia. She is also one of only 16 ICES Certified Master Sugar Artists in the world!