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How to Make Cannabutter With the Instant Pot

If you are a cannabis enthusiast and want to learn how to make cannabutter from the comfort of your home, you will need an instant pot. If patyou are not familiar with cannabutter, it is similar to butter but contains cannabinoids such as CBD, CGB, and THC, among others. You can use it in the same manner you use regular butter for your recipes.

Making your cannabutter is simple and more customized than purchasing it from a supplier. Here are a few instructions on how to prepare homemade cannabutter using the instant pot.

The Instant Pot

Do you know how to make cannabutter using the instant pot? The instant pot is a must-have kitchen appliance. It takes the place of various kitchen items such as the steamer, pressure cooker, warmer, rice cooker, sautés pan, and the yogurt maker. To make cannabutter, all you need from the instant pot are the slow cooker, steamer, warmer, and pressure cooker features. Additionally, the instant pot comes in three sizes of three, six, and eight-quart sizes. For this method of making cannabutter, the six-quart instant pot will suffice.

Cooking With Cannabis

Unlike most cooking methods and recipes, preparing cannabutter using cannabis is trickier. To get the full benefits of cannabutter, the process is more indulging. This is because raw cannabis does not have psychoactive aspects. Your body is unable to process raw cannabis in a manner that cannabinoids can get to your bloodstream. If it is not done properly, you may vomit or have stomach issues as your body rejects it. You have to decarboxylate the buds to get the pain-relieving and psychedelic benefits.

Ingredients You Need

To get to know how to make cannabutter, here are the supplies you will require:

  • Half an ounce of your favorite cannabis.
  • An instant pot.
  • A grinder.
  • A cup of butter.
  • A 16-ounce canning jar.
  • Two canning jar lids.
  • An eight-ounce canning jar (with lid) for storage.
  • A canning rack.
  • Mixing bowls.
  • A pan.
  • Microwave or stove.
  • Oven mitts.

De-Carb the Cannabis

First, grind the cannabis and place it in the canning jar. Then, place the canning lid and tighten it amply. Place the canning rack in the bottom of the instant pot to raise the jar from the bottom. Add water till the middle of the jar, close the instant pot jar, and pressure-cook for 40 minutes on high. Finally, manually release the pressure after this period.

Making the Cannabutter

Melt the butter using the stove or microwave and pour it into the canning jar containing the ground cannabis. Stir thoroughly to ensure even distribution of the mixture and place the lid back. Place it back on the canning rack in the instant pot and cover the lid. Pressure-cook for 20 minutes on high and let the pot release the pressure naturally for about 40 minutes. When it is cool enough, pour your cannabutter into a bowl through a strainer to remove the plant matter. Finally, pour the final mixture into a canning jar for storage.

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CannaButter: Instant Pot

Instant Pot? Really?

When I first started venturing into making edibles, I’ve learned that there were complaints related to time requirement and the smell from the decarboxylation process. It was this that deterred me from trying it. After going through a rabbit hole, I stumbled into a reddit post that used an Instant Pot. Lucky for me, I have one laying around. I was skeptical at first, but after trying it, this my go to method. Even at a crunch, I’m able to whip up some edibles with in 3 hours.

Lets Make Cannabutter with the Instant Pot

Requirements
  • Butter or any oil based products such as Coconut oil, MCT oil, Olive oil, etc (please note that each oil will have a different infusion efficiency)
  • Scale that can measure to a minimum of tenth of a decimal place. For example, your scale should be able to measure 1.2 grams (if it doesn’t, then your scale will likely round up or down to the nearest gram which can miscalculate your dosing)
  • Dried Cannabis Flower (if you want high psychoactive effect, get Cannabis that is higher in THC)
  • Mason Jar
  • Instant Pot
  • Grinder
  • Strainer
  • Spatula
Step 1

From a recipe, determine how many servings the recipe will make.

Step 2

Calculate the amount of dried flower you require for the concentration you wish to have in each serving of your edible

Step 3

Measure out the required flower and the proceed to grind your flower

Step 4

Place your grounded flower into the mason jar and hand tight the lid. Place the mason jar inside the Instant Pot with the steam rack.

Step 5

Fill the Instant Pot with water until the water line passes the flower in the mason jar. NOTE: It is important that you do not over fill the water such that the mason jar starts to float

Step 6

Decarboxylation: Set the instant pot to manual and high pressure for 40 minutes. After the 40 minutes is done, let Instant Pot sit for another 10 minutes before doing a quick release.

Step 7

Infusing: Take the mason jar out (caution: hot) – an add the butter into the mason jar. Place the jar back into the pot and set the instant pot for manual and high pressure for 20 minutes. After the 20 minutes is done, let the Instant Pot sit for 20 minutes and do a quick release. Separate the butter from the cannabis using a strainer.
That’s it, let the butter or oil cool down and proceed with your recipe

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