DIY: Cannabis Infused Canola Oil
Here’s how to easily infuse your canola oil with cannabis.
4 cups canola oil
1 ounce ground cannabis
*Potency of olive oil depends on parts of plant used along with strain and THC levels. More or less cannabis can be used to raise/lower potency.
Air-tight container for storing final product
Prep Time: 5 minutes.
Cooking Time: 3 hours.
Infused Canola Oil Recipe
1. Heat Oil & Add Cannabis
A. Grind cannabis close to a powder, but still slightly chunky.
B. Pour oil into saucepan and turn stove up to medium, allowing oil to heat.
C. Add cannabis slowly while stirring.
2. Decarb & Infuse
A. Lower from medium heat to low, allowing a slight simmer to unfold (never heat to full boil!)
B. Let simmer on low for three hours, stirring occasionally.
*Note: To avoid scorching the cannabis, a few tablespoons of water may be added.
3. Cool, Strain, Store
A. After three hours are up, turn off stove and allow oil to cool.
B. Use cheesecloth to strain oil of plant material.
C. Store in an air-tight container at room temperature. Storing in fridge will increase longevity (over two months)
All done! Your easy-to-use guide to making Infused Canola Oil for all your culinary needs. A variation includes heating the oil and cannabis in a crockpot on low for anywhere between six hours and three days. If you’ve the time and a crockpot, give this variation a try!