How to Make Weed Brownies

How to Make Weed Brownies

The majority of people are aware that smoking marijuana is not the only way to get high. Many people actually love to smoke it. Although edibles available at dispensaries are often quite expensive, they won't taste as good as homemade recipes. You can make your own weed brownies and enjoy a bonus whenever you want.

The first step is to learn how to make weed brownies. It is also important to know how to calculate the dosage. We've all heard horror stories about doses that were incorrect. Your body processes the THC in edible marijuana differently, making it more potent. A wrong dosage can lead to uncomfortable days.

The preparation

Here's the deal. It's more difficult than mixing cannabis with brownie mix to make edibles. The active cannabinoids found in dried marijuana flowers are THCA/CBDA, which are the acidic versions of THC/CBD. The subjective effects of THCA/CBDA differ from those of the non-acidic forms. Because the cannabinoids are contained in dried flowers, heating them first is necessary before you can infuse edibles. This is called "decarboxylation". This step adds about an hour to your preparation time. However, if you skip it, you will be missing most of the THC in brownies. It also makes it difficult to calculate dosage.

After all of your marijuana has been decarboxylated you will be able to create "cannabutter", or canna oils. This is simply a mixture of butter or cooking oil with cannabis. A batch of brownies made from cannabis oil or butter can taste like skunky, green twigs and seeds. Now that cannabis is legal, it's rare to find them. Many stoners, who used edibles to get high before legalization, were able to simply grind and add 8 grams of cannabis to a batch brownie mix. Then they would cook the mixture at 400 degrees. This not only tastes terrible, but it also wastes a lot of potential THC in the batch.

For a better result, you will use cannabutter, not dried marijuana flowers, to make weed brownies. Our guide to making canna oil will provide more information.

Now, the recipe: How to make homemade weed brownies

The perfect weed brownie recipe is a reflection of your personal taste. It's just like traditional brownies. After you've made your first batch of this simple brownie recipe, you can adjust it to suit your tastes. You can add chocolate chips or nuts to your brownies. You don't have to make brownies with cannabutter.

Pot brownie ingredients

To make weed brownies, you'll need these ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cannabutter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour*
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Two large eggs
  • One tsp vanilla extract

* You can substitute regular flowers with a rice flour mixture or a commercial substitute such as King Arthur Gluten Free Flour.

All the kitchen utensils that you will need

These kitchen supplies are also required:

  • 8" square baking pan
  • Large saucepan
  • Regular oil or cooking spray
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mix with a wooden spoon or spatula

Step-by-step Instructions for making weed brownies

  1. Start by heating the oven to 340°F.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, brownie mix, salt, baking powder, and sugar.
  3. Place the cannabutter in an ovenproof saucepan over a low heat until it has melted completely.
  4. While whisking eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, and the saucepan off the heat, take it off the burner. Mix well in the saucepan.
  5. Slowly add the dry mixture from the bowl to the egg-cannabutter mix. Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Otherwise, the amounts of some edibles may not be correct.
  6. After the brownies have been thoroughly mixed, pour them into a greased pan. Spread the batter evenly in the pan.
  7. Cook for 30 minutes
  8. Check your brownies after approximately 25 minutes.
  9. Place a toothpick in the middle of the baking dish. Your brownies will be fully baked if the toothpick is removed.
  10. Allow the baking pan to cool completely in the oven.
  11. Based on the dosage calculator used, cut brownies into equal-sized pieces.
  12. Enjoy your home-made weed brownies.

The key to success is slow and steady! It takes time to get edibles in!

What time does it take for weed brownies to set? It takes between 30 minutes and 2 hours for weed brownies to set in. Some variations can take up to six hours depending on your physiology, medications, or what was eaten with them. For those who are used to vaping, smoking, or dabbing, this can be quite surprising. It is known that THC can quickly enter your system through inhalation. The effects are usually felt in minutes to seconds. Marijuana brownies are an entirely different story. People, especially those who are new to edibles, will get impatient and eat more brownies, believing their dose was too low. However, the edibles will eventually kick in and make these highly-dosed, impatient consumers feel extremely high and uncomfortable.

When it comes to edible cannabis, the key is slow and steady. The average time it takes to feel the effects from a pot brownie is 30 minutes. However, depending on how much you take, it may take up to 2 hours. When eating any type of edible, patience is a virtue. You can always have more but not less.It is always fun to cook your weed brownies but sometimes you don’t feel like cooking. In that case the easiest way is to contact your nearest cannabis dispensary to some edibles and fulfill your cravings for marijuana edibles.