Edibles are becoming more varied and widespread than ever before. There’s the classic pot brownie, of course, but now you can find CBD and cannabis in just about every food and beverage possible. The best thing is, you can easily make edibles at home. That means you can make your holiday baking even more fun and stress-relieving than ever!
By infusing butter or oil with your herb, you can get all the “goodness” out of the plant while leaving the fibrous bit behind. Cannabutter is a classic choice for making cookies and other holiday treats, but if your recipe calls for oil or you follow a plant-based diet, then oil will work equally well! To infuse butter, here’s what to do:
The best thing about making cannabutter or cannabis-infused oil? You can add it to any regular recipe! If you have a favorite family recipe that needs a little something extra, use the recipe as written but replace the regular butter/oil with your homemade infused version.
Chocolate treats work especially well with the flavor of cannabis! If you make a milder flavored treat, like Christmas sugar cookies, you’re more likely to taste the herbal flavor of the cannabis. For these recipes, you may want to reduce the amount of time that you simmer your cannabutter.
If you are using CBD flower with little to no THC, then there’s not as much to worry about. But if your herb contains THC, you will need to be very careful about how many Christmas cookies you eat! Start with a very small amount at first (just one bite is recommended) because you will not know how potent your cannabutter is and how it will affect you. After an hour, you will be able to feel effects so you can better judge the potency.
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