Cannabis Butter (Cannabutter)

Prepare time: 45 min
Cook: 150 min
THC: 700-1400mg

Cannabis butter is a great basic to make cannabis-infused food and can be used for any recipe that requires butter.
In order for THC to properly decarboxylate—change from its acid form to its psychoactive form—the cannabis needs to be heated at low temperatures. For less cannabis flavor, there is an option to soak your cannabis in hot water for 8 hours before starting this recipe. Since THC is not water soluble it won’t take away any of the potency.

Important: If using a mason jar, make sure to start with cold water, and also let the water cool back gradually so it won’t shatter.

THC Dosage: 43-86 MG per tablespoon

Ingredients For Cannabis Butter (Cannabutter)

  • 1/4 to 1/2 Ounce Cannabis
  • 1 cup Butter


  1. Decarboxylate your weed by spreading your cannabis evenly on an oven tray And coat with aluminum foil.
  2. Place in the oven on 240F/115C for 25 till 45 minutes, and then let it cool.
  3. Grind your dry cannabis or chop it till fine.
  4. Place the cannabis in a strong mason jar, add  butter and (1 tsp of sunflower lecithin)(optional)
  5. Place your closed jar in cold water and let it come to a boil, Boil for 2 to 3 hours.
  6. Strain your butter through a cheesecloth.
  7. Cool down
  8. Now you can use the Cannabis Butter (Cannabutter)

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  1. I would say that if you freeze it it would stay for quite some time 6 months Maybe.
    I think I’m going to try this recipe to see how it comes out last time I just did it stovetop not a double boiler.

  2. If I make it this way compared to putting into a slow cooker will cooking it this way in the mason jar stop my whole house from smelling?