There are all kinds of ways to ingest CBD. There are oils, vapes, gummies, topical creams, tinctures, and so many more! A favorite is using your preferred strain of CBD flower to make your own CBD butter. Not only is it easy to do, but it’s tasty and a great way of using the CBD Flower.
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Why Make CBD Butter?
CBD butter rocks! It's a great way to enjoy it and very simple to make. Any recipe that requires butter can be easily switched to CBD butter. It’s as simple as taking your favorite cookie or cake recipe and swap the butter for CBD butter instead. Whamo! You got yourself some tasty CBD cookies or a decadent CBD cake. Serve it up with some ice cream and you’ve got yourself a delicious dessert.
What You’ll Need to Make CBD Butter.
Before you begin your quest to create CBD butter, you’ll need a few items:
- 1 lb of butter
- 1 oz of CBD flower
- 1 cup of water
- 1 16 oz mason jar
- Medium pot
Additional items that will make the process easier:
Once you have your items collected, you can move on to the step by step process.
Step by Step
Take your CBD flower and grind it into small pieces. You can also break the flower up by hand with similar results.
Add the butter and water into your medium-sized saucepot and bring to a light simmer. The water will prevent the butter from burning. Make sure to keep the temperature low enough not to boil though. Even though the water will make burning the butter more difficult, it can still happen. Keeping the temperature low will prevent any unwanted browning of the butter.
Once your butter/water mixture is simmering, add your ground up CBD Flower. Let the entire mixture simmer for 3 hours stirring every 15-30 minutes.
After your mixture has simmered for 3 hours, take off the heat and strain the mixture using the cheesecloth to filter out any unwanted plant matter. Name brand mason jars won’t crack when hot liquid is poured directly into them. They also have nifty tops with holes in them so you can secure your cheesecloth using just the lids.
Put your CBD butter into the refrigerator and let it harden.
What to do with it now that you’ve made it…
Whatever you want! Want to have a nice buttery piece of toast? Simply lather some of your homemade CBD butter on top! What about making your favorite cookie recipe? Just replace have of the butter that is called for and replace it with CBD butter. You can even make your favorite bulletproof coffee with CBD butter instead.
Let us know how you like to use your CBD butter and well make sure to add it to our list!