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Hot Cakes
Hybrid 40% S, 60% I
Dominant terpene
Myrcene 0.29%

21 - 25%


0.21 - 0.44%


0.01 - 0.06%


Strawberry, Sweet



The Hot Cakes strain is an Indica-dominant hybrid, with 60% of Indica and 40% of Sativa. This weed is a cross of Strawberry Shortcake and Wedding Cake strains. Maybe, you can think that there is too much cake, but the result is great. Its THC content is super high and varies between 22% and 24%. Users admit that this type of marijuana is fluffy like a pillow, so it is perfect for late afternoons when you want to relax with good music and tasty food.

All About Hot Cakes Weed Strain

The list of prevailing terpenes in this strain:

  • Carene
  • Myrcene
  • Humulene
  • Limonene
  • Linalool
  • Bisabolol
  • Terpineol
  • Phellandrene
  • Сaryophyllene

Flavor and Aroma

This cannabis strain is very delicious. Your smell sense will have a real journey: in the beginning, you will feel sweet and fruity strawberry flavor, then it will change into notes of nutty vanilla, and when you think that it is too sweet, on the exhale, you will get a surprise - fresh wet earthy flavor. Experts describe this flavor as the smoothest, and it hits very fast. Be careful, it makes you just want to keep smoking, and when you do it for a while, you find yourself in a sweet nap. The main flavors are berry, nutty, sweet, earthy, apricot, flowery, vanilla, and strawberry.

Hot Cakes Weed Strain Effects

In addition to a unique combination of terpenes, the Hot Cakes strain gives you uplifting and the feeling of overwhelming happiness. You will find yourself in a special state when you get the boost of spirits. Smokers tell that there is even a sense of bliss. This weed makes you relaxed in a slight manner, without hard sedation, but it washes away any aches or pains. You will feel calm, in a good mood, and with a great desire to create. Hot Cakes cannabis strain is more stimulating than relaxing. The most you can feel yourself happy, giggly, tingly, relaxed, creative, euphoric, and uplifted.

The weed is often used to treat people suffering from:

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Depression

Side effects may be rare but serious. Some smokers may have adverse reactions that manifest signs of:

  • Dry eyes
  • Insomnia
  • Slurred speech
  • Hunger
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Hallucination
  • Low blood pressure
  • Thirst and dry mouth

Information For Growers

Hot Cakes weed has oversized nugs, they are hand-shaped, and the structure is dense. The color of this type of marijuana is a blend of purple and dark green with olive tones. The leaves are covered with lots of thin orange hairs. The trichomes are tiny, and the color is crystal white.

The maximum yields indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft? (~ 400 g/m?), and outdoor is 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant). The maximum flowering time of the plants is 64 days, and the minimum flowering time is 55 days. The harvest is obtained in 60 days.

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Strain details

Hot Cakes Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 21 - 25%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.21 - 0.44%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.09 - 0.17%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.01 - 0.06%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.02 - 0.06%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.27 - 0.29%

Hot Cakes Terpene Profile

Carene Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief. 0.02%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.29%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.17%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.24%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.05%
Bisabolol Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut. 0.02%
Terpineol Terpineol (also known as alpha-terpineol or a-terpineol) is a terpene naturally occurring in more than 150 plants, including lilacs, lime blossoms, eucalyptus sap, and pines. Among the therapeutic qualities are anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and antimicrobial. In cannabis, terpineol boasts the distinctive pine smoke aroma and causes a relaxing, sedative effect. 0.02%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.16%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.03%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 64 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 60 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 60-80

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