By Steven Voser

Wedding Cake is a renowned hybrid cannabis strain descending from the almighty Cookies line of genetics. Also known as Triangle Mints #23 (or Pink Cookies in Canada), Wedding Cake comes from crossing Girl Scout Cookies and Cherry Pie, two all-star hybrids with outstanding aromas and effects. Besides having a sweet, pastry-like aroma, Wedding Cake is beloved for inducing a relaxing euphoria that is ideal for soothing both the body and mind. Learn more about this beloved hybrid below.

The History of Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake is an indica-dominant hybrid believed to have been created in Los Angeles, USA. Rumour has it that it gets its name from its frosty flowers, which release a sweet-fruit and vanilla aroma and boast beautiful pink and purple hues. It is a potent hybrid, producing between 19-22% THC.

In 2018, Wedding Cake won the SoCal High Times Cannabis Cup for best hybrid flower. In 2019, it was crowned's Strain of the Year, and its popularity only continues to grow as more users get blown away by Wedding Cake's potent effects, aromas, and flavours.

Wedding Cake Cannabis Strain
Wedding Cake Cannabis Strain

Aromas and Terpenes of Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake has that classic dessert-like flavour profile characteristic of strains from the Cookies family. Its aroma is sweet and fruity upfront, with creamy vanilla undertones and subtle hints of spice reminiscent of freshly baked shortbread and pastries. While each batch of Wedding Cake flowers may differ slightly, this strain's aroma is reported to be dominant in the following terpenes:

  • Caryophyllene — Spicy
  • Limonene — Citrusy
  • Myrcene — Musky and herbal
Wedding Cake Cannabis Taste
Wedding Cake Cannabis Taste

Effects of Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake is an indica-dominant hybrid strain, which definitely shines through in its effects. A few hits of Wedding Cake will quickly put you in a relaxing, euphoric state—ideal for ending a long day. In larger doses, Wedding Cake can produce more soporific effects, perfect for when you're after a natural nightcap.

While everyone's experience with Wedding Cake may differ depending on their set and setting, the most reported effects of Wedding Cake by users include:

  • Relaxation
  • Euphoria
  • Appetite stimulation
  • Arousal
  • Laughter

Note that, like all high-potency cannabis strains, Wedding Cake can produce some side effects. According to users, the most common side effects of Wedding Cake are:

  • Dry eyes and dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety and paranoia
Step 1Wedding Cake Cannabis Effects
Step 1Wedding Cake Cannabis Effects

Cultivation: What Is It Like to Grow Wedding Cake?

There is little specific information available regarding Wedding Cake's grow traits. It is believed to be suitable for both indoor and outdoor cultivation, and produces average yields. Its strong genetics suggest that Wedding Cake can handle both low and high-stress training techniques. Some sources also suggest that, thanks to its indica dominance, Wedding Cake is fairly resilient to pests and grows to average heights. While the exact flowering time of cannabis plants can vary, Wedding Cake is typically reported to take roughly 8 weeks to flower. Some tips for growing Wedding Cake reported by growers include:

  • Provide plenty of airflow
  • Keep conditions warm and slightly humid during the veg phase
  • Keep humidity low during bloom

Wedding Cake: FAQ

Is Wedding Cake more indica or sativa?
Wedding Cake is an indica-dominant hybrid cannabis strain.
Why is Wedding Cake so popular?
People choose to use cannabis for a wide variety of reasons. Recreational users report that they enjoy Wedding Cake for its relaxing euphoria.
Is Wedding Cake good for arousal?
Everyone's experience with Wedding Cake is unique. However, many users admit that Wedding Cake can heighten their sexual arousal.
What is the indoor yield of Wedding Cake?
Cannabis yields vary greatly depending on a plant's genetics, as well as the way in which it is grown. Various online sources, however, claim that Wedding Cake can produce up to 450g/m² indoors and 400–500g/plant outdoors.
Is Wedding Cake a harsh strain?
Wedding Cake has rich aromas and flavours, with sweet fruit and citrus overtones and earthy, peppery undertones. It is a very potent strain, but whether or not it is "harsh" to smoke will depend on how the plants were grown and whether they were dried and cured properly.

Serve Yourself a Slice of Wedding Cake Today!

Want to try Wedding Cake yourself? At Royal Queen Seeds, we're proud to offer Wedding Cake as both feminized and auto-flowering seeds. If you like to grow larger plants, experiment with different training techniques, or want more control over your plants' Veg and Bloom cycles, check out Wedding Cake Feminized here. Alternatively, if you're all about the speed and ease of autos, check out our Wedding Cake Automatic.

Wedding Cake Auto
23_genetic background_1 Wedding Cake x BF Super Auto 1
33_Yield indoors_1 400 - 450 gr/m2
31_plant height outdoor_1 60 - 70 cm
25_flowering time_1 7 - 8 weeks
29_THC_1 THC: 19%
28_Type Blend_1 Sativa 20%, Indica 75%, Ruderalis 5%
34_yield outdoor_1 70 - 120 gr/plant
32_plant height outdoors_1 70 - 100 cm
27_harvest period_1 10 – 11 weeks after sprouting
22_Effect_1 Euphoric, Physically Relaxing, Uplifting

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Finally, also be sure to check out these mouth-watering Wedding Cake descendants for even more variety! Order your seeds today to add these delicious dessert strains to your indoor or outdoor garden.

  • Wedding Crasher: Crossing Wedding Cake and Purple Punch, our Wedding Crasher boasts mouth-watering aromas and flavours and an uplifting, happy, and relaxing high.
  • Wedding Gelato: AKA Ice Cream Cake, our Wedding Gelato hybrid combines genetics from Wedding Cake and Gelato 33. The result is a true masterpiece, with creamy aromas and flavours that fuse hints of sugary lemons, mint tea, and vanilla. Her effects are euphoric and very relaxing, ideal for daytime use.

Wedding Cake
23_genetic background_1 Girl Scout Cookies x Cherry Pie
33_Yield indoors_1 450 - 500 gr/m2
31_plant height outdoor_1 70 - 120 cm
25_flowering time_1 8 - 10 weeks
29_THC_1 THC: 20%
28_Type Blend_1 Sativa 20% Indica 80%
34_yield outdoor_1 550 - 600 gr/plant
32_plant height outdoors_1 120 - 150 cm
27_harvest period_1 Early October
22_Effect_1 Laughter, Physically Relaxing, Uplifting

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