How to Make Cannabutter

Slow Cooker Method

Cannabis infusion has become one of the most popular ways to consume the plant in recent years.

Whether it’s Cannabis infused oil, Cannabutter, or just decarbed bud directly in a meal, people are finding a variety of ways to enjoy Cannabis with their meal.

Cannabutter seems to be the crowd favorite, probably because it’s one of the easiest and most effective ways to infuse your food with Cannabis.

The “Slow Cook” Cannabutter method is one of the most user-friendly of them all, in our opinion of course.

There are numerous Cannabutter recipes, this is one that works well for us and will definitely make the process much smoother for those of you who are new to cooking with Marihuana.

What You’ll Need:

  1. 1lb of Butter (4 sticks)
  2. 1/2oz to 1oz of Cannabis (if you’re using premium flower you can use less)
  3. 2 cups of water
  4. Cheesecloth
  5. Crockpot or Slow Cooker

How Long To Cook Cannabutter?

At least 6 hours. We’ve let Cannabutter cook anywhere from 3 to 12 hours and found that the best results came when letting the herb and butter infuse for at least 6 hours.


Step 1.
Place your butter in the crock pot on medium heat.

Step 2.
Once the butter is liquefied feel free to stir in your Cannabis (optional: you could grind down your cannabis so that it is more easily saturated)

Step 3.
After your butter and Cannabis are combined, add 2 cups of water and set to low heat. Allow to infuse for at least 3 hrs with this method.

Step 4.
After a maximum of 12 hours, remove your butter from heat and strain it through a cheese cloth and a fine mesh strainer into a container.

Step 5.
Place in your refrigerator to cool and set for about an hour.

Step 6.
Once your butter is set and has separated from the water. Drain the excess water and your butter is ready to enjoy.

With Cannabutter, you’re able to make a ton of different Cannabis edibles on demand.

If you’re into a healthy diet, you could even add your Cannabis infused butter to your coffee in the morning to get a healthy fat into your diet while getting a nice wake and bake sesh at the same time.

If you’re at a blank for how you can incorporate Cannabutter into meals, check out our medible recipes to get inspired!


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