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The Current Buzz Vol 2 Issue 7 a pot on the stove and melt them over low to medium heat, stirring every few minutes until melted. You can put butter into the slow cooker, just make sure they have started to melt before adding MM. Page 17 The BLUNT Truth all are flavors are as translucent as Lifesavers, don’t get creeped out, they taste dang good. Tips: • Gather everything before you begin. • Use Pam to grease your molds (or mini Pour the butter into a Crockpot. Turn on low ice cube trays) before you start. for 6 hours. Put the Decarbed flower into your • You can make molds using powdered butter using a spoon and stir gently. While sugar and the back of a teaspoon. Pour the butter is infusing, stir once an hour. When out thick coat of sugar, mash spoon in to finished, allow to cool for 30 minutes and stir for make molding cavities. a few seconds. • You can reheat to soften the candy mix to work it longer, but you can only do it When the infusion is complete, pour the butter once. through a cheesecloth-lined strainer into a glass • We found candy molds, flavorings, bowl. You will want to squeeze all the extra candy wrappers, lollipop sticks at Hobby butter out of the cheesecloth then handwash it. Lobby. They have lots of candy supply sales too. Clearly mark your Cannabutter, then store in your refrigerator in a glass dish with a You will need: fitted lid. Use within 2 weeks. You can freeze Cannabutter, just be sure to wrap it well, leaving • 1 3.4 oz box Jello, any flavor (bolder no air pockets. Use within 2-3 months. flavors mask the cannabis better) • Heavy bottom saucepan • Candy thermometer (or submersible kitchen thermometer that goes to 300 F/150C) • ½ Cup light corn syrup • ¾ Cup white sugar • ¼ Cup cannabutter OR 1-2 Tablespoons tincture (increase/decrease as you see fit, it does not impact the recipe. I used 1/8 C Cannabutter with ½ Tablespoon tincture) • Optional: A few drops of flavoring or extract to cover marijuana taste further. We tried cherry Jello and lemon and Orange Jello with vanilla. Orange was better. You can add coloring, but Jello is pretty colorful already. Seems pointless. • If you have lollipop sticks, make lollipops, cut pieces of wax paper to wrap your candies if you want, or just have one and stare at the wall. The Easy JELLO CannaCandy (uses possibilities are endless, as is the time- CannaButter OR Tincture) Homemade space continuum….. Suckas, Sucka! Directions: We can’t give you a quantity as we don’t know how much cannabutter you will use or the size Mix the Corn Syrup, cannabutter (and/or mold. So easy, my DOG can do this (but he tincture) and sugar in the saucepan using a gets fur in them, Ew). They are tasty, but not longer handled spoon. Over medium heat, bring contents to a boil stirring constantly, then clip the thermometer in the pan, being careful to not rest it on the bottom. Cook the sugar/syrup while stirring until the temperature reaches 275 F/135C. Remove the pan from the burner and remove the thermometer from the pan. Slowly pour the Jello into the pot while stirring. Add a drop or two of flavoring, then pour into molds. Do not wait to pour into the molds unless you want one big stoner Lifesaver. The candy sets up in seconds. If your candy got ahead of you, return it to the stove, heat it over medium low heat and try again. If you’re on strike 2, pour it into a pan, smash it down as thin as possible, let it harden and break it apart. Your dosing will be meaningless, but you’ll have a fabulous story to tell your great grandkids someday. Austin D. Page Cannabis Business Consultant Hydroponics Automation Expert 405.796.8454 [email protected]