Weed brownies are a classic infused treat and one of the most popular cannabis edibles due to how simple they are to make. This rich and indulgent dessert will satisfy your chocolate cravings and leave you wanting more. These chewy brownies boast a fudgy texture that will melt in your mouth. With just the right amount of sweetness and chewiness, these brownies are perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking for a satisfying after-dinner treat, or a delicious cannabis infused afternoon snack. Grab your apron and get ready to bake up a batch of these irresistible chewy brownies!
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What can I use to infuse weed into this recipe?
There are a few ingredients you can use to infuse THC and CBD into this brownie recipe. We will be using cannabutter, however you can also use any of these ingredients instead if you prefer:
If you do not have these ingredients yet, click on the links to find out how to make them at home easily.
How much weed do I need for this recipe?
You can use anywhere from 1g-7g+ of cannabis in this recipe. You can adjust the amount you use to get your brownies to your desired potency. For beginners you should start on the lower end, and make sure you do not eat a lot as it can take up to an hour and a half for the effects to fully kick in sometimes. If you want to make super potent brownies, you can do this by making a highly concentrated cannabutter to use in this recipe.
To calculate the dosage of your infused brownies, check out this edible dosage calculator.
How To Make Weed Brownies
Cannabis Infused Brownies
- 1/2 cup Unsalted Cannabutter (melted)
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- 2 Large Eggs
- 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
- 1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips
- Preheat oven to 350F (175C) and grease your baking pan using butter or cooking spray.
- In a mixing bowl, mix together the sugar and melted cannabutter then whisk until combined. Add the vanilla extract and eggs then whisk until smooth.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt then whisk until mixed.
- Gradually mix the dry mixture into the wet mixture and keep mixing until well combined.
- Add the chocolate chips and stir them in.
- Pour the batter into your greased baking pan then spread it evenly.
- Bake the weed brownies for 20-25 minutes. You'll know they are done when you insert a toothpick into the center and it comes out with only a few moist brownie crumbs attached.
- Remove from oven and allow the cannabis infused brownies to cool down in the pan for 10 minutes before you slice and serve.
- Enjoy your scrumptious and chewy cannabis infused brownies!
How To make Weed brownies with coconut oil instead of cannabutter?
Instead of using cannabutter in this recipe, you can switch it with infused coconut oil. Simply replace the cannabutter in the recipe with the same quantity of weed coconut oil. The resulting brownie tastes slightly different than if you had used butter, but it’s still delicious! It is not recommended you use infused MCT oil for cooking as it can cause stomach upset in some people.
Other Frequently Asked Questions
Weed brownies are very simple to make. The main ingredient you need is cannabutter, then you replace the normal butter in any brownie recipe with your cannabutter. You can also use cannasugar or cannabis infused coconut oil if you want to make a batch of vegan weed brownies instead of using butter.
If properly stored in the fridge in an airtight container, they will last up to 2-3 weeks. If stored in the freezer they can last for up to 6 months.
You can make weed brownies with as little as 0.25g if making a small batch and want them to not be very strong. For stronger brownies you should use anywhere from 1g-7g depending on how potent you want them. It is entirely up to you.
On average, weed brownies should be completely out of your system within 3-14 days however it can take longer if you use cannabis regularly. THC can be detected in your system using various tests and for heavy/long term users it can be detected even over a month after your last use. It is different for everyone.
Cannabutter is very easy to make and can be done at home. First you need to decarb your cannabis to activate the THC/CBD and then you need to let it infuse into the butter. Check out our guide on how to make cannabutter for more information.
To use a premade brownie mix from a shop to make weed brownies, simply use cannabutter instead of normal butter when following the cooking instructions on the brownie mix box.
It can take anywhere from 25 minutes to 2-3 hours for weed brownies to kick in. They kick in faster when your stomach is not full of food so it is recommended you consume weed brownies on an empty stomach or after a light snack or meal.
Cannabis infused brownies are best kept stored in an airtight container in the fridge. For long term storage you can wrap brownies in cling film then freeze them. To prevent freezer burn, place cling wrapped brownies into an airtight tub before putting into freezer.