Meet the Pastry Chef: veronica riquelme

Veronica Riquelme studied Pastry Arts at the Culinary Academy in Long Island, NY. After getting her degree in Professional Pastry and Baking, she enrolled herself in intensive training at The International Culinary Center located in New York City.
With her imagination and skills in design and decoration, she continued to bake cakes in her workshop at home. She specializes in peruvian alfajores but with a creative twist. She truly loves creating beautiful and delicious cakes.

Here at Gera's Cakes we create the most fabulous cakes, alfajores and desserts for any special occasion like weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, etc and we only use natural ingredients in our cakes and the best quality in our products!




Here at Gera's Cakes, Peruvian alfajores is our specialty. Some of the flavors I've created are chocolate alfajores, green tea alfajores, quinoa alfajores & more!


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Where are you located? 

Gera's Cakes is located in Hicksville, NY. 

What are your payment methods?

We currently only accept cash or checks.   

Do you deliver? 

Yes. Delivery fees and set up fees typically range from $15 to $25. We deliver anywhere in the tri-state area. Weekend delivery ranges from $20 to $30. Deliveries must be pre-arranged; no same-day delivery.

How far in advance should I place my order?

Please place your orders 2 weeks in advance for a basic cakes, cupcakes, and desserts (including cookies) and 2-3 weeks for custom cakes. 

When can I change or cancel my order?  

Requests for order changes require a 3 day minimum prior to date and time of pickup or drop off. Cancellations within 48 hours of order pickup will be assessed a fee of 25% of the order total. 

*Anymore questions please visit our contact page  

Are your cakes and cookies peanut-free?


What flavor fillings do you have? 

Dulce del Leche, Lemon Curd, Strawberry, Blueberry, Ganache, Orange Mermelade, Cream Cheese, Vanilla Butter Cream, Italian Butter Cream, Whipped Cream, and Chocolate Whipped Cream.

What flavor cakes do you have? 

Chocolate, Orange, Fudge, Red Velvet, Lemon, Carrot, Vanilla, Blueberry, and Marble. 

How do you determine the price for each specialty cake?

The prices of our cakes are determined by design and size. Our basic cakes (simple designs: butterflies, flowers, etc.) start at $6.50-$8.00 per slice. Additional decoration is $15.00. Our custom cakes start at $8.25 & up per slice, based on the design. Our tiered cakes are priced per portion at $10.50–$13.00 and up. Additional decoration increases the per-portion cost.

How much are your alfajores (cookies) and cupcakes? 

Alfajores are $2.00-3.00 each and cupcakes are $4.00-5.00 each depending on size and design.