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Cooking With Cannabis: Summer Treats You Need To Try

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Summer is finally here with us – The time of year that is all about parties, picnics, and any other occasion we can find to enjoy delicious food with wonderful people. Cooking with cannabis is nothing new, but these summer-infused dishes will open your eyes to new possibilities!

The most effective method to take cannabis is by ingesting it in food and drinks. Ingesting cannabis through edibles provides longer-lasting effects than smoking or vaping and causes a more powerful, full-body high.

With that said being said, here are some cannabis summer treats you need to try this summer!

Cannabis-Infused Espresso Gelato


❖      1 cup espresso

❖      1/2 cup milk

❖      1/2 cup heavy cream

❖      1/2 cup sugar

❖      1/4 teaspoon salt

❖      1 teaspoon vanilla extract

❖      1/4 cup cannabutter

❖      2 cups ice cream


• Combine the espresso, milk, cream, sugar, salt, and vanilla in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
• Cook the mixture, occasionally stirring, until it comes to a simmer.
• Add the cannabutter and stir until it has melted and is incorporated into the mixture.
• Remove the pan from the heat and let it cool slightly.
• Pour the mixture into a blender and add the ice cream.
• Blend until smooth.
• Pour the gelato into a container and freeze for several hours or let it stay overnight.

Serve and enjoy!

Marijuana Cupcakes


❖      1 cup of cannabutter

❖      1 cup of sugar

❖      1 tsp of vanilla extract

❖      2 eggs

❖      1 cup of all-purpose flour

❖      1 tsp of baking powder

❖      1/2 tsp of salt

❖      1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder

❖      1/2 cup of miniature chocolate chips


• Preheat the oven to 175 degrees (c)
• Lubricate and flour a baking pan
• Cream together the cannabutter, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl
• Add the eggs and beat well
• Sift together the flour, salt, cocoa powder, and baking powder in another bowl
• Add the chocolate chips and stir to combine.
• Add the dry ingredients to the creamed sugar, vanilla and cannabutter and whisk until well combined.
• Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

Cannabis Ice Cream


❖      1 cup heavy cream

❖      1 cup whole milk

❖      1 cup granulated sugar

❖      1 teaspoon vanilla extract

❖      1/2 cup cannabutter

❖      1/4 cup finely ground cannabis


• Combine the heavy cream, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a medium saucepan
• Cook over medium heat, occasionally stirring, until the mixture comes to a boil
• Remove the pan from the heat and add the cannabutter
• Stir until the butter is completely melted
• Add the ground cannabis and stir until it is evenly distributed
• Pour the mixture into a food processor and blend until smooth
• Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions

Serve and enjoy!

Cannabis Tea


❖      1 gram of cannabis

❖      1 cup of water

❖      1 teabag of your choice

❖      Honey (optional but recommended)


• Boil one cup of water
• Grind up your cannabis
• Add the cannabis to the boiling water
• Let it simmer for 10-15 minutes
• Add your tea bag and let it steep for 3-5 minutes
• Add honey to taste

Enjoy your cannabis tea!

Weed Lemonade


❖      1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

❖      1 cup water

❖      1/2 cup sugar

❖      1 gram of weed


• In a small pot, heat the lemon juice, water, and sugar over low heat until the sugar has dissolved
• Add the weed and let simmer for 30 minutes
• Remove from heat and let cool
• Put it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour

Serve and enjoy your weed lemonade!

(You can also add some lemon wedges and ice cubes for garnishing and presentation. After all, it’s summertime!)


These cannabis-infused summer delicacies are sure to wow your guests at your home party.

However, when experimenting with cannabis-infused foods, be aware of your boundaries. To counterbalance the sting of your smack, go for a variety of flavorful snacks. Measure your cannabis beverages and edible intake to ensure that your events and celebrations go off without a hitch.

Happy Toking!