Cannabis infused butter is a very popular way to make weed edibles. But there are many ways how you can enhance the flavor of Cannabutter. In this recipe we will show you how to make Italian herb infused cannabis butter. But feel free to use any herbs you want.
In order for the THC in your cannabis buds to properly activate. The cannabis needs to be heated at low temperatures. This first step is called Decarboxylating or (decarbing). Once the THC is activated it is time to infuse it with butter to make Cannabutter. We will show you step by step how to decarb your weed prior to infusing it.
While the THC is being extracted into the butter, you can start chopping all the herbs you want to use. But make sure you add the herbs to the butter once it slightly cooled and soft.
Once your Italian herb infused weed-butter is ready, it’s time to make edibles. If this is your first time making weed edibles. Check our guide on how to make weed edibles for beginners. While cannabis infused butter can be used in many edibles, this garlic herb butter is obviously not meant for cookies and cakes. You can however, add it to a nice steak or other savory marijuana recipe.
- 1 strong Mason Jar
- 1 medium sized cooking pot
- 1 Cup Butter
- 7 – 14 Grams Cannabis buds
- 3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
- 2 Tbsp Chopped Chives
- 1 Tsp Chopped fresh Thyme
- 1 Clove Garlic
- Decarboxylate your cannabis by spreading the cannabis evenly on an oven sheet. And place in a pre-heated oven on 240F for 45 minutes.
- In a strong mason jar, add 1 cup clarified butter, 1 garlic clove and the decarbed cannabis buds.
- Place the mason jar in a pot of cold water and turn on the heat. Let the water in the pan simmer for 3 hours. Add extra water once the water starts to evaporate.
- While the cannabis is infusing with the butter and all THC is being extracted into the butter. It’s time to chop your fresh ingredients.
- Chop all the italian herb fine and ser aside.
- Once the cannabutter is done infusing, strain the cannabis and garlic out of the butter and discard.
- Take the cannabutter and let it cool down untill you have a soft cannabis butter. At this point, add all your herbs and stirr. Let it cool untill butten is hardened.
- Your italian herb cannabis infused butter is now ready to be used in weed edibles.