Baking Class: Japanese Cheesecake and Sponge

Learn how to bake two delicious Japanese desserts!



3 hours Class size 1 to 15

label $150 (or 4 payments of $37.50 Afterpay)

Welcome to dessert heaven! In this baking class with Sydney Cooking School, you will learn how to make two scrumptious cakes under the expert guidance of experienced pastry chef Mayumi from Mimi's Pastry.

In this fun baking class, you will learn the art of baking a fluffy and sweet Japanese cheesecake and a moist almond sponge, decorated with seasonal fruits (if you can make it through the class without digging in, that is!).

Mayumi will share with you her passion for pastries and cakes as she guides you through this beginner-friendly class. Everyone will take away valuable tips and new techniques to further their at-home experience. Enjoy Mayumi's friendly and experienced teaching style as she shares with you her wealth of experience and handy tips.

Enjoy tasters throughout the class and take home a box of your delicious creations. Just be careful,  they won't last long!

Please note: Sydney Cooking School reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class for reasons concerning SCS. If a class has been cancelled due to low attendance, sickness or any other matter regarding SCS, all students will be notified within 48 hours of the class commencement date, and the option to reschedule to another date or full refunds provided.



Knowledge required

Beginner-friendly.

What you'll get
  • Two delicious cakes to take home with you.
  • Tasters throughout the class.

What to bring

Please wear closed-toe shoes.

Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.


Mayumi Nagata (your teacher) adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

Classes are run with only small numbers of people at a time, most with a maximum capacity of 10 people and keeping 1.5mts distance and gloves are provided free of charge.
Location

73 Military Road, Neutral Bay NSW and Neutral Bay, NSW (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

Your teacher
Mayumi Nagata

Mayumi Nagata

5.0 (3)

Specialising in French pastry with an essence of her Japanese origin, Pastry Chef Mayumi creates pastries and desserts with love and truly enjoys sharing her passion with people. Mayumi is well travelled and has lived in several countries to train her palate and skills, working in Japan, France and Singapore with many passionate chefs. She was inspired by “Olivier Bajard”, a world pastry champion in France and worked with Oliver at his pastry school “Ecole International de patisserie Olivier Bajard.  In Australia, Mayumi has worked at “Lake House”(2 hats restaurant) in Victoria, “Kazuki’s”(1 hat restaurant) in Melbourne, “The Bather’s Pavilion”(1 hat restaurant) and currently teaches Pastry at “Le Cordon Bleu”.




Your host
Sydney Cooking School
Sydney Cooking School

Cook, Eat & Enjoy

5.0 (263)
4.6 stars (177+)

Sydney Cooking School opened in 2010 when Executive Chef Brett Deverall pursued his dream to share his love andpassion of cooking in a fun and relaxed learning environment. Offering a range of cooking classes daily, our Neutral Bay venue is fitted with state of the art appliances and equipment from Fisher & Paykel, Breville and Anolon.

Our experienced and passionate team take pride in teaching practical, entertaining and informative cooking classes or hosting your next event.

We have a variety of themed menus and packages available, and our formats are suitable to anyone, from the absolute beginner to the more passionate cook. As well as our regularly scheduled classes, we offer masterclasses in Pastry, Chicken & Duck and Pork & Cider, as well as Children’s School Holiday classes.

If you prefer to be out of the Kitchen join us in our fabulous BBQ area for one of our Popular BBQ classes – Things really heat up in these classes so ensure you dress comfortably.

Verified reviews

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Pravin Thiruchelvam Mar 2022


The venue was amazing. A great purpose built place to learn cooking. The teacher was superb. She knew her craft and was able to impart that knowledge and explain the rationale behind steps. The class was very enjoyable and helpful. Would recommend it to anyone

Cheryl Kalman Mar 2022

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


The teacher was amazing, such a happy and joyful soul. The cakes are amazing! I had a ton of fun in this class, and I highly recommend it to everyone, regardless of your cooking skills.

Baking Class: Japanese Cheesecake and Sponge review by Cheryl Kalman Sydney

Jeonga Oh Mar 2022


I strongly recommend attending the Mayumi Cheesecake Class on Sunday to make your day off more enjoyable. Mayumi is super friendly with professional. You can meet lovely people here^^

Baking and Desserts workshop review by Jeonga Oh Sydney
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