- A medium to large sized pot
- Large ceramic or glass bowl
- Large strainer
- Small fine mesh coffee filter
- Potato masher or large spoon for pressing
- A large wooden spoon
- Cooktop stove set to medium
- Storage container
- 2 sticks of real butter
- 1 half ounce of trimmings, buds or even stems of medical marijuana
Cannabutter Recipe Steps
Step 1. Place the 2 sticks of butter into the pot on the stove on medium and allow to melt
Step 2. Add trimmings or buds of choice
Step 3. Turn heat to low and stir well and let simmer for 5 minutes
Step 4. After simmering for 5 minutes, pour the butter and trimmings into the large bowl and place into the refrigerator for 24 hours (an hour or 2 will do but 24 is best)
Step 5. After butter has set for 24 hours, remove from frig and scrape the bowl
Step 6. Turn stove on low and slowly re-melt the butter in pot
Step 7. While waiting for butter to re-melt assemble your filtering station
Step 8. After butter has completely re-melted stir well and strain
Step 9. Allow to strain fully, then squeeze out remaining butter with potato masher
Step 10. After squeezing all butter out of the trimmings stir well with clean spoon and place into storage container then move to refrigerator for 1 hour
An hour later you will have beautiful intoxicating CannaButter for your edible enjoyment.
There are a variety of other methods for making cannabutter, all of which are effective yet somewhat similar to those previously described. Once you’ve gotten used to cooking with cannabis, you will be able to find a technique that works best for you depending on the preparations methods you prefer.
For the best results, we recommend using a double boiler, that way you don’t burn the bottom of the pan and ruin your product!