Cannabutter made with shatter is an imperative ingredient that all weed-friendly kitchens must always have on hand. It can be used for everything from buttering your toast to making edibles. There are just three simple ingredients you will need to make Cannabutter with shatter.  Using lecithin is not mandatory, but it can help increase the absorption rate of THC into the bloodstream. It is very important to decarb the shatter first, as it converts its natural form of THC-A into the desirable psychoactive THC. Follow these easy steps below, and you will almost instantly be able to produce several nice loaves of cannabutter!


(1/2 cup) Butter

(1g) Shatter

(1 tbsp) Lecithin

Decarb Shatter

  • Preset the oven to 250°
  • Put the shatter in a small mason jar without the lid
  • Place in the oven and set the timer for one hour
  • After 45 minutes, check to see if there are any bubbles

Shatter is fully decarbed when there are no remaining bubbles

  • Remove the mason jar from the oven once the shatter is completely decarbed

Prepare Infused Butter

  • Measure out melted butter or ghee into a measuring cup
  • Pour the butter into the mason jar
  • Add lecithin (optional step)
  • Stir the mixture well
  • Place the lid on the mason jar
  • Place the butter in a pot of water and allow it to simmer on low to medium heat for approximately 2-5 minutes (make sure the stove temp is not too low or high)
  • Carefully remove the mason jar from the pot and pour the infused butter into a silicone mold
  • Allow the butter to cool in the refrigerator for a few hours

Using Cannabutter made with shatter has so many positive benefits. The potency of your edibles will be stronger. This means you have to consume less to achieve the full effects. Cannabutter is also very convenient to cook or bake with since it’s simple to measure out.  Preparing your canna-food will be much more accurate as you can use as little or as much Cannabutter as you need.  Cannabutter made with shatter also reduces the strong herb-like odor and flavor you might get from making edibles with flowers. Now that you know how to easily make Cannabutter using shatter, you will never again be without it!

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