Matcha Cheesecake Mousse with Cherry Jelly

This dessert is fresh, flavourful + easy to make. A tangy, creamy mousse in combination with the sweetness of the cherry jelly is a match-a made in heaven!


Cherry Jelly:

  • 1 cup pitted cherries [fresh or frozen]
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp agar powder

Matcha Mousse:

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked overnight
  • ½ cup coconut yogurt
  • 2 tsp matcha powder
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp lime juice


  1. Cut cherries in half . Add cherries, maple syrup + lime juice into a pot simmer over medium high heat. cover using a lid and allow cherries to soften for 1 minute
  2. Use a fork to gently mash the cherries. Reduce to medium heat and add coconut water . Bring to a gentle simmer, then thoroughly stir in agar powder. Remove from heat, and transfer into two glasses.
  3. Chill in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes before topping with matcha cheesecake mousse.
  4. Add cashews, coconut yogurt, maple syrup + lime juice into a blender/food processor and blend on high speed until smooth. Continue to blend for on high speed for a further minute to aerate the mixture.
  5. Carefully spoon the mousse over the cherry jelly. Further chill in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours before serving.
  6. Serve with Soy Cream and Fruit.

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Hey, I'm Joanne. I'm a student dietitian from Sydney, Australia. Having previously studied food science and human nutrition, I am always interested in the culture, social aspects, development and nutritional science of food. See all recipes by Joanne

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