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Strawberry "Shortcake" Mousse in a Cup! Easy no-bake dessert!

Strawberry “Shortcake” Mousse Cups

Simple Strawberry Shortcake Mousse Cups are the perfect way to taste the flavors of summer! Fast, easy, rich and refreshing… everything you want in a dessert!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry “Shortcake” Mousse Cups
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 4 ounces 1/2 package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Milk (can also use cows milk)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crushed shortbread cookies divided
  • 6 strawberries chopped into small pieces


  1. Beat cream cheese, cinnamon and 1/4 cup of the sugar in stand mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add coconut milk beat until well blended. Pour (or scoop) ingredients into a large clean bowl and then clean out mixer bowl.

  3. Pour cream into stand mixer bowl and beat cream and remaining 1/4 cup sugar on medium speed until stiff peaks form.

  4. Add 1/2 of the whipped cream to cream cheese mixture stir until well blended. Gently fold in remaining whipped cream.

  5. Spoon 2 teaspoons of the crushed cookies into a small tea cup or large shot glass.
  6. Divide strawberry slices evenly among glasses.
  7. Scoop mousse into a pastry bag and then pipe out into cups.
  8. Garnish with more strawberry pieces and shortbread cookie crumbs.