Cooking with Cannabis: Coconut Oil Recipe – MMTC
With medical marijuana and its benefits becoming more accepted in the United States, it’s no wonder that more people are curious about cooking with cannabis. While cannabis butter is one of the most popular ways to cook with cannabis, coconut oil is a great alternative, especially for those who are lactose intolerant or looking for a vegan option.
The Benefits of Using Coconut Oil
When Cooking with
Cannabis Coconut oil is a great choice for cooking with cannabis for several reasons. First, coconut oil is rich in saturated fat, which helps bind the THC from medical marijuana to the oil. Coconut oil is also a great choice if you’re looking for a healthier option than butter, as it’s lower in calories and cholesterol.
In addition, the effects of edibles can last longer than smoking or vaporizing cannabis. This allows you to consume less cannabis overall and receive lasting medicinal benefits such as:
- Pain relief
- Stress reduction
- Improved sleep
- Anti-inflammatory effects
Supplies needed to
make cannabis coconut oil
Before you can start making your edibles and receive the benefits of cannabis coconut oil, you’ll need to gather some supplies. With all these supplies at your disposal, you’ll be able to make a batch of cannabis coconut oil to use in your favorite editable creations.
For this recipe, you’ll need:
- coconut oil
- Baking sheet
- Mason jar or other airtight container
- Strainer or gauze
- 7 to 14 grams of cannabis (ground)
- Pan or
- Total time– 4 hours
- Calories – 1 cup = 1,879 calories
- Recipe yield – 1 cup
time- 3 hours
time- 1 hour
Dosage of your cannabis coconut oil
If you’re new to cannabis use or have never made edibles before, it’s important to start with a low dose and increase as needed. Using a dosage calculator can help determine how much cannabis should be consumed. However, if you do not have access to a dosage calculator, making an accurate estimate is still possible.
To understand the dosage of your edibles, you’ll need to know the percentage of THC in the cannabis you’re consuming. This can be done by asking your medical marijuana dispensary. They will be able to tell you how potent the cannabis you are buying is.
For this recipe, cannabis is supposed to have a THC percentage of around 15%. Each gram of cannabis weighs 1000mg. With this in mind, one gram of cannabis will result in 150 mg of THC in your cannabis coconut oil.
Once you know how many milligrams of THC are in your ground cannabis, you can estimate the dosage of
each serving by dividing the total milligrams of THC by the number of servings you want to make.
Make cannabis coconut oil
Now that you have all the supplies you need and know a little more about dosage, You’re ready to make your own cannabis coconut oil. To make this recipe, simply follow these steps
Step 1: Decarboxylate
your medical cannabis
First, weigh your cannabis on the scale and grind it into small pieces with a grinder. Then, spread an even layer of ground cannabis on a baking sheet. Evenly distributing cannabis is important for it to be decarboxylated evenly.
Preheat your oven to 240 degrees Fahrenheit and cover the baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place in the oven and let bake for 45 minutes. Then, remove the baking sheet and let it cool to room temperature.
Step 2: Combine
coconut oil and ground cannabis
Once your cannabis has cooled, it’s time to combine it with coconut oil. To do this, place your decarboxylated cannabis and coconut oil in a mason jar and stir gently. Next, add the lid to the airtight bottle and make sure that no water can enter during the infusion process.
Step 3: Infuse coconut
Now it’s time to infuse coconut oil with cannabis. If you are using a slow cooker, place the mason jar in the pot and fill it with room temperature water until the jar is submerged. Set the slow cooker to “low” and let it cook for three to six hours. Be sure to shake or stir the bottle occasionally during this process.
Step 4: Strain the mixture
Once you’re done infusing the coconut oil with cannabis, remove the jar from the slow cooker with baking gloves and let it cool to room temperature. Once cooled, find a fine-mesh strainer or gauze and place it over another bowl. Slowly pour the cannabis coconut oil mixture into the strainer to remove any pieces of cannabis. Next, pour the infused cannabis back into the jar and tighten the lid for storage.
Step 5: Enjoy
Now you are ready to use your cannabis coconut oil in any recipe you want. As always, start with a small amount to determine the potency of your edibles and enjoy.
you’ve made your cannabis coconut oil, it’s essential to store it properly to maintain its potency and freshness. The best way to do this is by keeping it in a dark, cool place, such as a pantry or closet. You can also store it in the fridge, but this is not necessary. Keeping it in an airtight container is also important. If stored properly, your cannabis coconut oil can last up to six months.
to Use Cannabis Coconut Oil Some of
the best ways to use cannabis coconut oil include
- Baking: Use it in any recipe that calls for
- Cooking: Use instead of butter or vegetable oil when cooking on the stove
- Topical Ointments: Mix with other ingredients to make your own topical ointments to relieve pain or skin conditions.
- : Add a teaspoon of cannabis coconut oil to your morning coffee or tea for an extra boost.
butter or vegetable oil.
In your coffee or tea
Cannabis coconut oil is versatile, easy to make, and extremely stable on the shelf. With this recipe, you can be sure to enjoy your cannabis coconut oil for the next few months the way you want.
you are a Florida resident interested in trying medical marijuana, take our qualifying survey or schedule an appointment with Medical Marijuana Treatment Clinics of Florida today. We will determine if you are eligible for treatment and help you begin the path to healing.
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