How to make cannabis-infused nanaimo bars using cannabis butter

How to make cannabis-infused nanaimo bars using cannabis butter

It’s Monday and that means another delicious recipe to start your week! You’re going to learn how to make cannabis-infused Nanaimo bars. Before we get into it, you’ll need some cannabis butter. You can either purchase some or make your own! If you don’t know how to make cannabis butter, refer to our post here.

Video and recipe for Cannabis-infused Nanaimo bars courtesy of The Wellness Soldier.

As you may know, Nanaimo bars are made of a few different layers. So for the sake of simplicity, we’ll break down the ingredients for each layer separately.

Here’s What You’ll Need to Make Some Delicious Cannabis-Infused Nanaimo Bars:

Base Layer Ingredients Needed to Make Cannabis-Infused Nanaimo Bars:

  • 125 ml Cannabis Butter, Unsalted
  • 60 ml Sugar
  • 75 ml Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Egg, Beaten
  • 300 ml Graham Crumbs
  • 125 ml Almonds, Finely Chopped
  • 250 ml Coconut, Shredded

Ingredients for it’s Custard Layer:

  • 125 ml Butter, Unsalted
  • 60 ml Heavy Cream
  • 30 ml Vanilla Custard Powder
  • 2 Cups Icing Sugar

Third Layer Elements:

  • 4 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • 30ml Butter, Unsalted

Directions to Make the Cannabis-Infused Nanaimo Bars:

Recipe to Prepare the Base Layer of Cannabis-Infused Nanaimo Bars

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Melt the cannabis butter slowly in a double boiler or microwave, and set it aside.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients into a mixing bowl.
  4. Pour the melted butter on top and mix until well incorporated.
  5. Press mixture into an 8″ by 8″ pan.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Remove and allow to fully cool.

Steps to Make the Custard Layer

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream, custard powder, and icing sugar until well incorporated and airy.
  2. Spread evenly over base layer.

Third Layer

  1. Melt the chocolate and butter over low heat.
  2. Allow it to cool slightly.
  3. Once the chocolate has cooled, but still liquid, pour over custard layer.
  4. Refrigerate until chocolate has hardened.

There you have it, a yummy recipe for some cannabis-infused Nanaimo bars. What’s your favourite Canadian treat? Let us know in the comments below. Check out more of our cooking with cannabis series here.