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Guides | 02.26.2024

How To Make Weed Candy: Recipes & Things To Know

Learn the dosages, flavors, and safety of a delicious homemade cannabis candy with this guide.

If you have a sweet tooth and a taste for weed, you may want to stick around to learn how to make delicious combinations of both with these cannabis candy recipes. Enjoying the sweet side of cannabis has never been so exciting.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned enthusiast, you’ll find delicious recipes from gummies to lollipops, plus we’ve got the essential tips for a fun and delicious experience.

We’ll give you a heads up, you’ll need a cannabuter for almost everything, so you might want to look at this recipe first.

What candies can you make with cannabis? The options typically include:

Gummies: Infused with cannabis goodness, gummies offer a chewy and flavorful experience. These bite-sized treats allow precise dosing, from fruity delights to sour sensations.

Chocolate: Who doesn’t love a piece of chocolate every now and then? And if it’s with the magic touch of cannabis, so much the better. Whether it’s smooth dark chocolate or creamy milk chocolate, these treats provide a delicious experience.

Lollipops: Herbal lollipops add a nostalgic touch. With various flavors and potencies, they offer a discreet and enjoyable way to savor the sweet side of weed.

Licorice: Indulge in the classic charm of licorice with cannabis. The perfect blend of sweet and herbal.

Hard Candy: Soft, chewy, and infused with buttery cannabis goodness, they are a delicious way to enjoy the effects.

How To Make Weed Candy: 5 Easy Recipes

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How To Make Cannabis Lollipops

Ingredients:

– Cannabis tincture

– 1 cup sugar

– 1⁄4 cup water

– 1⁄2 cup light corn syrup

– 1⁄2 teaspoons flavoring extract

– Candy thermometer

Instructions:

1. Spray candy molds with nonstick cooking spray and insert lollipop sticks.

2. In a saucepan, heat corn syrup, sugar, and water to boiling (300°F).

3. Remove from the heat, add the food coloring, flavoring, and cannabis tincture.

4. Spoon the mixture into the molds, covering the lollipop sticks.

5. Let the candies cool for 10 minutes before unmolding.

How To Make Cannabis Hard Candies

Ingredients:

– Cannabis tincture

– 1 cup sugar

– 1⁄4 cup water

– 1⁄2 cup light corn syrup

– 1⁄2 teaspoons flavoring extract

– Candy thermometer


Instructions:

1. Combine sugar, corn syrup, and water; heat to 300°F.

2. Remove from heat; cool to 250°F.

3. Add flavoring and tincture of cannabis; stir.

4. Pour into molds; let it cool down.

5. Unmold and store in a cool place.

How To Make Cannabis Gummies

Ingredients:

– 1 cup cannabutter

– 1 cup water

– 1 packet (85 grams) of flavored gelatin

– 1 package (85 grams) of unflavored gelatin

– 2 cups sugar

 

Instructions:

1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the cannabutter along with the water.

2. Add the flavored and unflavored gelatins and mix until completely dissolved.

3. Add the sugar and continue mixing until a smooth consistency is obtained.

4. Pour the mixture into silicone molds.

5. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before unmolding and enjoying.

How To Make Cannabis Chocolates

Ingredients:

– 1 cup cannabutter

– 1 cup melting chocolate

Instructions:

1. Melt the cannabutter in a saucepan over medium heat.

2. Add the melting chocolate and mix until smooth.

3. Pour the mixture into chocolate molds.

4. Refrigerate until the chocolates are firm.

5. Enjoy.

How To Make Cannabis Licorice

Ingredients:

– 1 cup cannabutter

– 1 cup water

– 1 package (85 grams) flavored gelatin

– 1 package (85 grams) of unflavored gelatin

– 2 cups sugar

Instructions:

1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the cannabutter along with the water.

2. Add the flavored and unflavored gelatins and mix until completely dissolved.

3. Add the sugar and continue mixing until a smooth consistency is obtained.

4. Pour the mixture into liqueur molds.

5. Let cool and store in an airtight container.

THC Candy: 5 Considerations

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Strain Choice

When selecting the cannabis strain for your cooking adventure, consider both THC potency and terpene profiles.

Different strains offer varieties of flavors and effects, so choose wisely based on your preferences and goals.

Proper Decarboxylation

Be sure to perform an efficient decarboxylation process to activate the THC in your cannabis. This step is essential to maximize the potency of your candies and ensure an optimal psychoactive experience.

Precise Dosing

Dosing is key when making THC candies.

Carefully calculate the amount of cannabutter or tincture you use to control the potency of each candy. This ensures that you can enjoy your candy in a controlled and predictable manner.

Temperature Control

Maintain precise control of temperatures during preparation.

Whether melting sugar or adding cannabutter, following the recommended temperatures ensures even mixing and a perfect texture in your candies.

Proper Storage

After preparing your THC candies, store them in a cool, dark place to preserve their freshness and potency.

Use airtight containers to prevent moisture loss and maintain the quality of your candies for longer.

By keeping these considerations in mind, you will be well on your way to becoming a master THC candy maker.

 

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