Gelato Cake Strain

Gelato Cake is a delicious indica-dominant hybrid strain created by crossing Wedding Cake with Gelato #33. This strain is part of the Cookies family and is known for its flavor, which is a sweet-smelling mixture of citrus, berries, and creamy vanilla. Gelato Cake is indica-heavy and averages between a 20 and 25% THC level. Gelato Cake complements a relaxing evening on the couch binge-watching Netflix.


At first, Gelato Cake makes the user feel creative and motivated, giving them a burst of mental energy. Although these sativa-associated effects are present, the high will quickly mellow out and leave the user in a state of relaxation.

Depending on how much you can handle, this strain is known to make people feel sleepy, especially at the end of the high. For this reason, gelato cake is best suited for evening and nighttime use! Another note is that this strain is fairly high in THC, with it averaging around 25%. New users and those with low tolerances may want to take it slow with this one to avoid any undesirable side effects.

Flavor and Appearance

As we’ve already said, Gelato Cake has a strong flavor of sweet berries and vanilla that draws a lot of people. In addition, notes of spice, herbs, and pine can be perceived on the exhale. This strain is very pungent, so expect an intense diesel aroma to fill up the room when you’re smoking it!

In terms of looks, Gelato Cake produces dark green buds, each with a generous amount of rust-colored pistils and white crystal trichomes.

Medical Benefits

Gelato cake appeals heavily to both recreational and medical users. Most of the time, it is used to treat things like depression, anxiety, or mood disorders. Because of its ability to relax and comfort the user, this strain is said to help lessen feelings of sadness and stress, replacing them with a hazy, peaceful state of mind.

Gelato Cake can also be used to treat physical problems like headaches, chronic pain, and inflammation. Lastly, this strain is often used to help people who have trouble falling or staying asleep get to sleep because it relaxes them.


There isn’t an abundance of information out there about growing this strain, but we can assume that it’ll be similar to its parent strain, Gelato 33, in that sense. We do know that it can be grown indoors or outdoors, with a flowering period of about 9 weeks. Its yields are rumored to be around 18 to 21 ounces per square meter, so if you do manage to get your hands on some seeds, the harvest should be plentiful!