Want to impress your guests with pot infusions but don’t quite trust your cooking skills? Here are 5 simple marijuana desserts that even beginners can easily tackle.
There’s no better way to relieve stress than to quell it with some mouth-watering, herb-infused desserts. For these recipes, cannabutter will be used to infuse the desserts. Once you master making cannabutter, you’ll find it useful in many different recipes.
Before we get to the recipes, we dug up some interesting history of desserts and herbal infusions.
Dessert is coined from a French word desservir, which means “to clear the table.” The term first appeared in a health education manual for natural health. Desserts have always been served after the table has been cleared and it is usual to have herbs served at this time.
In the US, desserts will usually comprise of the following kinds of foods:
Benefits of Pot Infused Desserts
Adding cannabis to your desserts comes with many benefits. Medicinal cannabis patients often use cannabis desserts to add variety to medication routines.
Adding marijuana to food offers these benefits:
Increased focus and creativity
If you’re having guests, these infused delicacies will help to lighten moods and trigger intimate conversation. Pot-infused desserts may trigger serious weed munchies. Additionally, couch-lock is likely to happen. Don’t be surprised if you and your guests are glued to the couch unable to get up, but at the same time very hungry. Keep some leftovers on stand-by to remedy the situation!
Recipe 1: Pot-Infused Caramel Blondies
1/2 cup white sugar
6 tablespoons heavy cream
2 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 stick melted butter
8 tablespoons cannabutter (see note above)
2 cups packed light brown sugar
4 large eggs
Making the Caramel
Mix the sugar with 1 tablespoon of clean water and boil in a saucepan
Allow to boil until it forms a syrup and later a brownish caramel
Remove from heat and mix with the heavy cream, butter, and sea salt
Allow to cool at room temperature
Making the Blondies
Grease the baking tray and preheat the oven to 350°
In a small bowl, mix the flour, salt, and baking powder
Take a larger bowl and beat the butter and brown sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Add the cannabutter and mix. Add the eggs and mix
Add the flour mixture into the large bowl gradually as you mix until it is well incorporated
Pour the batter in the baking dish and drizzle the caramel and swirl creatively using a toothpick
Bake for 30-35 minutes. Insert a toothpick at the center to check if ready. If it comes out clean you are good to go.
Remove from the oven and cool. Cut into blondies and serve