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Gingerbread Cannabis Grow House For Christmas!

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Gingerbread Cannabis Grow House For Christmas!

There is nothing, and I mean NOTHING more festive for the holidays than a gingerbread house, and this year why not make a Gingerbread Cannabis Grow House For Christmas!

It will take patience, time and preparation – but since most of the world is in isolation, there really is no better time than now.

I’ve heard it being called a Ganja Bread House, but personally, I am partial to calling our creation a Gingerbread Grow House!

Call it whatever you like, but know that THIS will make spirits bright this upcoming Christmas!

It’s so much fun, surprisingly easy, and a great way to pass the time ’cause we all know we have a lot of that this year! (tick,tock)

Baking With Cannabis

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If only little stoner elves could sneak inside the kitchen overnight to decarb our weed and make cannabutter!

As I said earlier, a little preparation and a dash of patience will mean that you can not only create a gorgeous gingerbread house infused with Cannabis treats, but you can use it for other yummy weed edible recipes.

How To Decarb Cannabis & Make Cannabutter

Cannabis butter with THC for weed edibles
A recipe on how to make cannabis butter at home. After many cannabutter recipes, we find that this is by far the best way to infuse weed with butter.
4.5 from 6 votes
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Cuisine: European
Keyword: (Cannabutter), Butter, Cannabis
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 1628kcal
THC: 700-1400mg
Author: Steph Van De Ven

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

Video

Notes

If using a mason jar, be sure to start with cold water. Furthermore, it is imperative to let the water cool gradually so that your glass will not shatter.
The video guide might be slightly different than the blog recipe. The blog recipe is the most updated and accurate.

Nutrition

Calories: 1628kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 184g | Saturated Fat: 117g | Cholesterol: 488mg | Sodium: 1621mg | Potassium: 54mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5673IU | Calcium: 54mg
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You’ll need to make sure you have a bunch of treats and candies ready to go so you can decorate your Growhouse.

You can use a combination of regular candies, and check out some of 2020’s BEST Cannabis-infused candies and our hard-candy recipe below.

Tips For Decorating Your Gingerbread Grow House

  • Use shredded coconut as snow
  • Make sure you have a flat surface to work on and from – one little wobble and there goes your grow house!
  • Tinfoil-wrapped cardboard as your base is a great idea, but you can use a cutting board too.
  • Be creative and go shopping at the candy store! Licorice, nerds, gumballs, and more – you’ll feel like a kid again!
Cannabis hard candy recipe
A simple cannabis candy recipe that is easy to follow and never fails. These THC hard candies only require 4 basic ingredients.
4.83 from 17 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Keyword: cannabis candy, cannabis tincture, hard candies, hard candy, weed edibles
Servings: 50 Candies
Calories: 44kcal
THC: 10mg per candy
Author: Steph Van De Ven

Equipment

  • candy molds or baking tray
  • candy thermometer

Ingredients

  • 2 – 3 Tbsp cannabis tincture 500mg THC
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2/3 Cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Tsp Flavored extract optional
  • Food coloring optional

Instructions

  • In a medium sauce pan mix together the sugar, syrup and water.
  • Let it come to a boil and slowly stir mixture untill around 250F.
  • Once it reaches 250F, you need to stop stirring and let it come to approximately 305F. ( this happends quick)
  • Once your hard candy mixture is at around 305F, remove it from the heat.
  • Add cannabis tincture, flavor extract and food coloring. Stir it up and poor into your candy mold or baking sheet.
  • Let the cannabis candies cool down and harden before removing it from the mold.
  • Enjoy your canna candies!

Video

Notes

Tip!  If the hard candies are cloudy or foamy looking: once the mixture is taken off the heat, let it sit for 30 second untill all foam has gone down, before pouring into molds.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Candy | Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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On to the main event my friends! I’m so excited to hear if you tried this, and we’d love to see pics and comments below.

Gingerbread Cannabis Grow House For Christmas!

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A Cannabis-Christmas Tradition with Weed Edibles!
0 from 0 votes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Keyword: (Cannabutter), Christmas
Author: Steph Van De Ven
Cost: 40-50 +

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces unsalted butter softened
  • 3 tbsp cannabutter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs beat them lightly
  • 1 cup dark molasses
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 4 tsp ground cloves
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt

ICING

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar powder

Instructions

Gingerbread

  • In a mixer, cream the butter until smooth. Add the sugar, and continue mixing until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, molasses and vanilla and mix some more.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves and salt. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar. Put the dough in the fridge, covered.
  • In the meatine, heat oven to 340°F. Cover two baking sheets with parchment and paper so you're ready!
  • Sprinkle flour on your counter, grab the dough, and divide it in half and roll the pieces out to ¼ inch thickness. Cut out evenly-shaped / measured squares and rectangles from the dough- enough to make your house and roof, and transfer to the prepared sheets. Have extra dough? Make a few extra squares and rectangles as back up.
  • Bake for about 15-18 minutes. The dough should not give when pressed lightly. Allow to cool fully.

ICING

  • In a large mixer, whip the powdered sugar with the egg whites and cream of tartar. The process should take about seven minutes. The mixture should be thick enough to hold its shape.
  • Using your icing, glue the walls ( your gingerbread squares) of the house together first. After attaching, allow it to set for at least 20 minutes. Propping the sides is helpful. Continue on with the roof and allow it to set completely. When it's fully 'glued' you can start decorating!
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