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Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Honey

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Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Honey

From my personal experience, the infused honey seems to be physically relaxing and 1 tablespoon is potent enough to be calming and to help with sleep.

I had an interesting experience with this honey infusion. Testing indicated that very little of the THC was absorbed into the honey, rendering it only mildly psychotropic. My business partner and I tested the honey three times, always getting the same results.


Makes 4 cups (1.4 kg)


1/2 ounce (15 g) cannabis, decaboxylated and finely chopped
4 cups (1.4 kg) honey


1. Place the cannabis in a cheesecloth bag or pouch tied with kitchen twine.

2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the honey to a simmer. Add the cheesecloth with the cannabis to the honey and simmer gently over low heat for 2 to 3 hours.

3. Remove the cheesecloth and squeeze to extract all the honey (be careful, as it will be very hot). Let cool at room temperature. Store in a covered jar in the refrigerator indefinitely.

Excepted from the new book “Cooking with Cannabis” by Laurie Wolf.  Purchase here.

Note: This recipe pairs nicely with medicated challah.

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