7 ways to make cannabis-infused hot chocolate

In Norway and Denmark there is a word for creating an atmosphere of coziness and contentment – hygge. The concept sprang from a region enduring long, cold, dark winters and their plan of action to combat them.

As the days get shorter and the frost creeps along the window panes, it’s important to invoke hygge to find joy in simple, warm comforts like hot chocolate!

Hot chocolate is easy to make, and a fresh pot is appreciated coast to coast, no matter how low or high your winter temps are.

Below, discover seven ways to enjoy delicious cannabis-infused hot chocolate this winter season, rated on a difficulty scale of 1-5. Snuggle up with a fluffy blanket and one of these recipes in a tall mug to enjoy a mellow high and a rich chocolate flavor on your tongue for the ultimate hygge night (even if you live in Florida).

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Method: decarboxylation

difficulty level: 2

This relatively simple recipe calls for de-marijuana, but luckily it’s relatively easy to prepare.

All you need is an oven, some cannabis, and a few basic baking supplies to get the job done; Check out our in-depth guide to decarboxylating your cannabis for best practices. Then you’re ready to make this delicious treat in about ten minutes!

coconut oil(Africa Studio/AdobeStock)

Method: Infused Coconut Oil

Difficulty level: 3

Don’t let the name fool you, this recipe is all about chocolate flavors, not coconut. A few places sell infused coconut oil, but you can also make your own at home relatively easily by following our recipe.

Some will prefer this over other methods due to its texture and added flavor, as well as coconut oil’s high fatty acid content, which combines exceptionally well with cannabinoids.

Method: Infused Butter

Difficulty level: 5

For those who love to bake and be baked, this recipe will bring joy from start to finish.

Follow the steps to create a beautiful chocolate bomb filled with cannabis-infused goodness, then dump into warm milk and watch as it dissolves into a rich, decadent treat.

Method: Premade Mixture

Difficulty level: 1

Hello simplicity! This pre-made mix from Caroline’s Cannabis is available from Massachusetts dispensaries and contains 5mg per pack, making dosing as easy as mixing it into your favorite warm milk. Mmm!

(Courtesy of Bhang)

Method: Premade Mixture

difficulty level: 1

Coming soon to dispensaries in California, edible brand Bhang (which is itself an ancient cannabis-infused delicacy from India) says this rich hot cocoa chocolate with 5mg of THC “provides a high that wraps you like a warm blanket.” “.

Simply mix it with your choice of warm milk and sit back, relax and enjoy.

(Oriana Koren for Leafly)

Method: Melted pre-made cannabis candy bar

Difficulty level: 2

Some cocoa fanatics prefer to grate their chocolate directly into the pot. Modify a classic recipe by using your choice of cannabis-infused candy bar from your local pharmacy.

Just follow the directions to slowly melt the chocolate over low heat and combine with milk and spices. For a lower dose drink, choose your dose from the infused candy bar, then use a regular candy bar for the rest of the recipe.


Edible Dosage Chart

Method: full spectrum oil

difficulty level: 2

If you want something a little different, take this flavorful hemp milk hot chocolate recipe and add 0.5 grams of full-spectrum cannabis oil (homemade or from a tincture) while you mix the ingredients together.

It’s an easy way to infuse any hot chocolate recipe, but works especially well when combined with flavorful cayenne pepper to soften the flavor of the oil.

Rae Lland

Rae Lland is a freelance writer, journalist and former editor for Weedist and The Leaf Online. With a focus on culture, music, health and wellness, in addition to her work for Leafly, she has been featured in numerous online cannabis publications as well as print editions of Cannabis Now Magazine. Follow her on Instagram @rae.lland

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