Japanese Pastry Course #1 Japanese Short cake
What you'll learn
- Become an expert at baking amazing Japanese short cake which is the most popular cake in Japan!
- Find the secret of baking the classic fluffy Japanese sponge cake.
- Learn to make perfect whipped cream called "Crème Chantilly".
- Learn techniques for frosting and decorating cakes.
- How to cut the cake beautifully and serve it for your guest.
- Bring your passion for cooking!
- A stand mixer or hand mixer will be necessary.
- Some other small kitchen tools will be required, however most of them you may already have.
What comes to mind when you think of Japanese food?
Sushi, Tempura, Ramen, ... But how about Japanese sweets?
Japanese strawberry shortcake is the most popular cake in Japan,You can find it in all cake shops along the streets here.
If you ask Japanese people, "Please draw any kind of cake", everyone would draw this cake.
It’s made of soft and airy sponge cake layers, filled with freshly sliced strawberries in whipped cream.
It’s so good and everyone likes it.
It’s really simple, but it’s important to know some tips and techniques to create the perfect sponge cake and frost it with whipped cream.
In this course, you will learn how to bake an amazing light and fluffy textured sponge cake and how to decorate the cake beautifully with frosting.
I’m going to show you every single step even some small tips, so you will get the hang of it.
For this lesson, I will use the professional recipe but you can make it at home.
Hope you enjoy baking with me!
Who this course is for:
- For baking lovers, sweets lovers, Japanese food lovers...for everyone!
Asami is a professionally trained chef, experienced in France and Japan for more than 10 years.
She learned basic pastry skills at the most famous pastry school in Japan, TSUJI culinary institute group. Then she moved to France and worked at a French pastry shop, where she learned authentic French pastry skills.
She came back to Japan and worked as a chef for 7 years.
And then she decided to go and explore the world. She visited more than 40 countries in Asia, The Middle East, Europe, Africa, South America and North America. She learned new cultures and traditions, enjoyed food and sweets from every country she visited.
She moved to Dubai and opened her own pastry class, she taught pastry skills to not only Japanese but also to people from all over the world. Dubai is a multicultural city so she learned Italian, French, Indian, Chinese and Arabic cooking styles from her friends.
Now she is back in Tokyo, working as a pastry teacher and blogger.
She wants to share her passion for cooking with people from all over the world.