Making yourself delicious meals gives you a sense of satisfaction. However, if you are a medical cannabis user, there’s a wide range of edibles you can try making at home today. Before you learn the procedure for making edibles at home, let’s talk about why you should consider them. There’s a wide range of cannabis consumption methods, some, like smoking and vaping which are more popular than others. However, this method isn’t particularly safe.
The smoke from these products enters the lungs directly and can lead to multiple respiratory disorders. On the contrary, edibles are safer to use. With edibles you are able to enjoy all the medicinal benefits of cannabis without damaging any organ. To add cherry on the cake, edibles have a prolonged effect as compared to other consumption methods. This means that patients of insomnia or anxiety can get long lasting benefits from edibles.
Cannabutter is one of the most popular recipes in the cannabis world. Once made, you can use the butter in any recipe – from classic brownies to chocolate cookies. For decarboxylation (to create high concentrations of THC and CBD), you can bake the flowers in the oven or cook the cannabis butter for longer periods to achieve full decarboxylation. First of all, melt butter in a pan, you can add some water to prevent it from burning. Now, add your decarboxylated marijuana and cook for around 2 hours. Collect the butter into a jar and refrigerate it. Your cannabutter is ready, you can use it in various edible recipes.
Cannabis oil can be used for baking desserts, cooking veggies, or frying them. For making cannaoil, you require cannabis flowers and oil in a 1:1 ratio. You can choose a cooking oil of your choice. For example, coconut oil is perfect for stir fry and pie crust. The procedure is simple: you must combine the oil and cannabis, eat up the mixture for 6 hours, and strain the oil into a bottle.
To make cannabis brownies, you require 2 eggs, water, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, powdered sugar, cannabis-infused oil, vanilla extract, and cocoa powder. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F while keeping your pan ready. Beat eggs in an electric mixer properly. Add sugar and cannaoil and beat for another 15 minutes at low speed.
In a bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Now, add the egg mixture in it and stir properly. Now, pour the mixture in the baking dish, and bake. In about half an hour, the edges will start leaving the pan. Switch off the oven and transfer to a wire rack. Let it cool. Set icing over your brownies and eat.
4. Cannabis Ice Cream
Looking for a sweet cool treat to beat the summer heat? Try cannabis ice cream. Start by heating the cream in a pan. Make sure you stir it slowly to prevent it from burning. Now, add butter, and sugar while stirring continuously. After the ingredients are mixed properly, add cannabis flowers you have ground. In a separate bowl, crush banana slices using a fork. Now, add it to the above mixture and mix everything using a blender until it becomes creamy. Now, transfer the mixture in a container and put it in a freezer and let the dough cool. Your cannabis ice cream is ready.
5. Cannabis Tea
This is another great edible recipe. Based on your personal preferences, you can use different ingredients. Let’s learn how to make cannabis tea with rose and chamomile. For this, you should use 2 teaspoons of cannabis, however, you can change the quantity according to your tolerance and product potency.
Other ingredients required are – coconut milk, dried chamomile (2 tsp) and dried rose buds (2 tsp). However, you can decarboxylate your cannabis buds before or during the tea-making procedure. For making the tea, add dried flowers along with hot water in a tea infuser. Now, add other ingredients and enjoy.
Making cannabis edibles at home allows you to ensure high-quality products without any additives or chemicals. You can consume them to receive the amazing health benefits of cannabis. These recipes are simple and will not consume much time. Moreover, learning how to make these edibles allows you to utilize your free time, thus reducing anxiety. If you’re worried about making mistakes while cooking with cannabis, check out the mistakes to avoid when cooking with cannabis.
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