Matcha Mousse Mini Cheesecake

These Matcha Mousse Cheesecake are a delightful homemade dessert that features a luscious matcha green tea mousse mix delicately nestled on a buttery crust. This Japanese inspired dessert harnesses the authentic flavors of real matcha green tea powder and requires minimal effort, with less than 10 minutes of prep time and just seven simple ingredients.

Plus, it offers the flexibility of being sugar-free and low carb through straightforward ingredient substitutions, all made easy thanks to shortcut using instant cheesecake jello, eliminating the need for egg whites, egg yolks, or gelatin powder.

Sugar-free matcha mousse mini cheesecake served on a white serving dessert pedestal.

How to make Matcha Mousse Mini Cheesecake?


  1. Start by preparing the crust. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sweetener, and melted butter, stirring them together with a fork until well blended.
  2. Then, line a muffin tray with cupcake liners and place the crust mixture into each liner. Bake this at 325°F for 12-15 minutes, and after baking, allow it to cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Next, let’s prepare the mousse filling. Whisk together the cheesecake instant pudding, heavy cream, cream cheese, and matcha powder using a hand mixer until the mixture is well combined.
  4. Scoop or pipe the green tea mousse on top of the baked crust in each cupcake liner. Refrigerate the cheesecakes for 3-4 hours to allow them to set.
  5. For optimal results, it’s recommended to keep these green tea mousse cakes in the muffin tray until you’re ready to serve them to maintain their delightful shape.

What ingredients do I need to make matcha green tea mousse cake?


  • Jello Cheesecake Instant Pudding Cheesecake Instant Pudding found in the baking section at grocery stores. Use sugar-free version for a low carb recipe.
  • Heavy Cream – heavy cream, heavy whipping cream or double cream.
  • Cream Cheese – softened at room temperature.
  • Matcha Powder – green tea leaves that have been ground into a Matcha Powder. Culinary grade matcha powder will work for this recipe but you can also use ceremonial grade premium matcha if preferred.
  • Flour  all purpose flour for baking. Use Almond Flour for a low carb recipe.
  • Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener. 
  • Butter  melted unsalted butter.

Sugar-free matcha mousse mini cheesecake served on a white serving dessert pedestal, top down shot showing cross sectional cut.

How to store leftovers?

To store, simply wrap them in plastic wrap and place them in the muffin tray. They can be kept fresh in the fridge for 10-14 days. Keeping them in the muffin tray during storage helps maintain their shape and texture.

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Sugar-free matcha mousse mini cheesecake served on a white serving dessert pedestal, close up shot.

Watch How To Make It

Matcha Mousse Mini Cheesecake

Enjoy the delightful flavors of Matcha Mousse Mini Cheesecakes, a perfect blend of matcha and creamy goodness. This no-bake dessert is a treat for your taste buds, whether you call it matcha mousse or green tea mousse, it's simply irresistible!
4.70 from 10 votes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Keyword: green tea cheesecake, green tea mousse, matcha mousse, matcha mousse recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Cooling Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 35 minutes
Servings: 12 Tarts
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Calories: 250kcal



Tart Crust

  • 1 1/4 Cup Flour use almond flour for low carb
  • 1/4 Cup Sweetener your preferred sweetener
  • 1/3 Cup Butter Melted


  • Gather all the ingredients.
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  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
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  • In a small mixing bowl, combine flour, sweetener, and melted butter (melted in the microwave). Using a fork, blend well until combined. It will still be crumbly.
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  • Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
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  • Scoop approximately 1 heaping tablespoon of crust mixture into each cupcake liner and press down using the back of a 1/4 cup measuring cup or the back of a spoon.
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  • Place the cupcake pan into the oven for 12-15 minutes or until slightly browned. Once crust is cooked, let it cool for at least 10 minutes.
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  • Combine Sugar Free Jello Cheesecake Instant Pudding, heavy whipping cream, cream cheese and Matcha Powder in a mixing bowl with a hand mixer until thick and creamy.
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  • Scoop approximately 2 tablespoons of cheesecake mixture (or pipe) on top of each almond crust and refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Note - I have found that the crust stays crisper kept in the cupcake liners until ready to serve rather than in the fridge on a plate with the liners already removed.
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Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 743IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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