The world of cannabis is diverse and multifaceted. This noble plant is capable of active interaction with man, or I should say, with his or her creative potential. It does not matter what your passion is – cannabis has the potential to make your favorite hobby even more interesting. And if your hobby is cooking, then the cannabis infusion into your favorite food will change your understanding of the ideal taste.
Do you adore brownies? And what if you cook brownies with cannabis butter? Find out what will happen by yourself. It will be an unforgettable experience, mate. Making cannabutter for brownies is the first step into the magic world of medical edibles.
What is Cannabis Butter? What is It Used For?
Cannabis butter is the cornerstone of all cannabis-cooking. You can use any type of marijuana flowers or trims to make it (just find your favorite cannabis strains before), as well as melted butter. The process of making cannabutter is not complicated, however it requires the chief to be attentive and patient. While simmering heating, melted butter and cannabis are combined into one product, with the preservation of the main acting elements of marijuana, for which we love it so much. The main thing is to observe the temperature regime, but we’ll talk about this a little later.
Cannabutter is used to make a wide variety of edibles, but most often it is used to cook desserts, including our favorite brownie cakes. Cannabutter is the basis for preparing the medical dough. This dough is a keeper of active elements like THC that provides you a high effect.
Let’s go further to learn how to make best cannabutter for brownies!
What Do You Need For Cannabutter?
Any recipe for marijuana butter starts from the ingredients and cookware. So let`s start from the equipment. Make sure that you have:
- Cheese cloth
- Plastic wrap
- Large glass bowl or jar
- Strainer to fit over bowl
If you want to learn how to make marijuana butter for brownies, you should know basics about main product you will use: flowers or trim of cannabis and butter. We recommend you to use cannabis strains with a high content of THC to reach intensive high effect. Also we recommend you to buy high-quality butter to get really tasty edibles.
How Long to Make Cannabutter?
The duration of the cannabutter cooking may differ depending on the recipe. You can spend on it 2-3 hours or as many as 12-24! If you are cooking cannabis oil for the first time, we recommend you try the recipe, where the whole process takes no more than 3 hours. You can quickly feel the result of your work and understand the basic technological subtleties of this process (in spite of the fact that there are not many of them at all, they need to be studied in order to create real culinary masterpieces). Learn how to make the best weed butter for brownies step by step – from easiest recipes to the most difficult.
Ways to Make Cannabutter For Brownies/Cannabutter Recipes
There are few commons ways to make cannabutter. You can use cannabis inspired gadgets like special extractors or make it by self. As we mentioned above, the main question is choosing right recipe, according to your personal skills. You can make long simmer cannabis butter or simple cannabutter in 2-3 hours. Many consumers of medical edibles call long simmering method best way to make marijuana butter, but your opinion may differ. Try all methods and rely only on personal preferences.
How to Make Cannabutter Step-by-Step
This recipe is ideal for beginners and for situations when friends came to visit you and you came up with the idea to eat cannabis infused brownies. You will need a minimum of ingredients and skills for cooking edibles.
- Cannabis buds (⅓ ounce or a little more is ideal)
- Unsalted high quality butter (½ C)
How to make cannabutter for brownies step-by-step instructions:
- Decarboxylate your cannabis buds first. It’s very important step. You have to make some simple chemistry and create THC from it’s acid form. It sounds difficult, but the very process is simple – preheat the oven to 250 F and bake your marijuana sample for 40 minutes. That’s all. And by the way, decarboxylate makes buds more tasty and flavored.
- Take a saucepan and melt unsalted butter in it. Do it on low fire.
- Crush the cannabis in the grinder and gradually, in small portions, inject it into the melted butter. Mix each portion of buds carefully so make a constituent in the pan.
- The next 45 minutes you need to frequently stir the mixture until small bubbles appear on the surface, similar to those that appear when you boil water.
- Now take the container and strain the boiling mixture. Use metal strainer.
- You will see the remnants of the ground buds at the bottom of the filter. Squeeze them too.
- All you see in the container is your cannabutter, magical mixture to create outstanding edibles.
Tips/Recommendations For Cooking Cannabutter
- Always bake cannabis before cooking to make it roasty;
- Do not do anything before reading how to make butter from cannabis guides, if you do not want to be disappointed of low potency of your product;
- If you do not know what percentage of THC is best for you, start from little portions;
- If you see a recipe that recommends you to cook on the heat more than 350 F, ignore it. You will just waste your cannabis.
- Remember that making of ideal cannabutter is a science, so do not be upset because of possible failures in the first time.
Recipes For Marijuana Brownies
We gladly introduce you Walnut Brownie recipe. At this moment you know how to make cannabutter for one batch of brownies so you can start magical process.
- Flour (1 C)
- Cocoa powder (¼ C)
- Baking powder (½ tsp)
- Salt (⅓ tsp)
- Cannabutter (overage 3 tablespoons)
- Semisweet chocolate (4 ounces)
- Light corn syrup (1-2 tsp)
- Brown sugar (1 C)
- Applesauce (1 tablespoon)
- 3 eggs
- Vanilla (2-3 tsp)
- Walnuts (at least 1 C)
- Preheat oven to 340 F
- Mix baking powder, the flour, salt and cocoa powder in a bowl.
- Take a double bowler and pour cannabutter and chocolate there. Set fire on high heat and the water boils, whisk all ingredients until mixing.
- Now remove double bowler from the heat, take walnuts, corn syrup, brown sugar and applesauce and whisk all these stuff there. Now put there eggs and vanilla. Beat your future brownies until smooth.
- Stir in the flour and beat the mixture until you make it smooth again.
- Grease a baking pan. Pour the mixture in the pan and bake it for 20-25 minutes.
- Unjoy magical walnut brownies.
- But we are not done with cannabutter yet. How to make vegan cannabis brownies? It’s simple.
- Walnuts (¾ C)
- Rolled oats (¾ C)
- Cannabutter (4 tablespoons)
- Dates (1 C)
- Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
- Cocoa powder (2 tsp)
- Almond butter (1 tablespoon)
- Maple syrup (1 tablespoon)
- Cocoa powder (1 tablespoon)
- Pulse walnuts and rolled oats into the powder. Use food processor.
- Put salt, cannabutter, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and dates into the processor and mix all ingredients.
- Put the raw mixture on the baking sheet, give mixture the shape of future cakes and leave it in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
Now make a glaze. Mix all ingredients for it and pour mixture on your brownies.
Brownie is the easiest dessert for those who makes first steps in the world of cannabis infused cuisine. Improve your skills, learn how to make cannabis butter for brownies in different ways, explore new recipes, but do not forget that your main product is cannabutter. You can do real miracles with it. Good luck and do not forget to treat your friends with your yummies!Bookmark Me