Butter made from cannabis is a simple and versatile edible idea. Though, its production can be complex. To explain, for its psychoactive properties activated, the herb must be slowly heated at a low temperature. Heating cannabis at the wrong temperature could degrade or even destroy it. If you're worried about successfully making a batch of cannabutter without obliterating its medicinal effects, just follow this easy step-by-step guide.
The first thing you will have to do is decarboxylate the cannabis you are cooking with. Decarboxylating is the process of drying of your cannabis which converts the non-intoxicating compound THCA into the medicinal THC.
Cannabutter can be used like regular non-intoxicating butter. You can either slather it on a piece of toast in the morning or pour it over freshly popped popcorn. Here are a couple of ideas for your cannabutter.
Peanut butter cookies alone are awesome but why not add to their greatness with a little cannabis? The recipe for these cookies are similar to the original one, just swap regular butter for softened cannabutter. If you're interested in making a batch of your own, follow this recipe.
This is a favorite comfort food for many with its cheesy goodness. You can increase its comfort factor by adding cannabutter. Try out this recipe for a smoky mac cheese.
There's nothing like a bowl of al dente pasta infused with cannabis. This Italian-style cannabis dish is a quick and easy way to make dinner using your cannabutter. While you're at it, feel free to serve it with cannabutter garlic bread.