How to make cannabis-infused caramels

How to make cannabis-infused caramels

For many, the combination of cannabis and caramel is an absolute match made in heaven. With buttery-sweet indulgence coupled with the potent effects of cannabis, what’s not to love? While it might sound tricky, making your own homemade cannabis-infused caramels isn’t all that complicated. These treats make for a delicious edible you can enjoy on your own or share with family, friends and special occasions! Keep reading to find out how easy it is to harness the power of cannabis in these scrumptious caramels.

A plate of caramels, some wrapped in wax paper

Cannabis-Infused Caramels Recipe


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cannabis-infused unsalted butter (Visit the link for step-by-step instructions to make your own infused butter)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1Tbsp + 1/4 tsp sea salt


  1. Line an 8×8 inch baking dish with parchment paper and lightly butter the sides.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, heavy cream, corn syrup, vanilla extract, and 1/4 tsp salt.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a heat-resistant spatula, until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Once the sugar has dissolved, stop stirring and let the mixture come to a boil.
  5. Let the mixture boil until it reaches a temperature of 245°F on a candy thermometer. This should take around 10-15 minutes.
  6. Remove the saucepan from heat and let it cool for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Pour the mixture into the prepared dish and let it cool completely.
  8. Once the mixture is cool, use a sharp knife to cut it into small squares. You can sprinkle the additional sea salt on the caramels at this point, if you prefer a saltier flavour.
  9. Wrap each square in wax paper and store in an airtight container.

Enjoy your homemade caramels! Making your own edibles at home is a fun and delicious way to enjoy the benefits of cannabis. Be sure to follow the recipe and instructions carefully, starting with a low dose of THC and increasing gradually until you find the perfect amount for you. If you’ve used infused butter you made on your own, you can estimate the dosage of your edibles, but be sure to start low and go slow until you know how they will affect you.

We’d love to hear how your batch turned out, so be sure to let us know in the comments below!

How to make cannabis gummies at home

How to make cannabis gummies at home

Lots of people make their own edibles, and for many different reasons.  Some people want to get the cannabinoid dosage and ratio they want.  Others like to be in control of all the ingredients in their food.  Still others just like the at-home-chemistry involved with making homemade edibles.

We got our start with making edibles at home in our kitchen for ourselves and our friends, so no matter your reasons for making your own, we support them! 

Infused gummies are easy and fun to make and only require a few steps to go from raw ingredients to a finished product. Clean and tested inputs like distillate and isolate are now available in regulated shops, and you can always make your own cannabis oil to use in edibles.

Cannabis-Infused Edible Gummy Recipe


  • 28 gr. Gelatin (3 packs from a Knox 4-pack box)
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup white corn syrup
  • 3 boxes of Jell-O
  • Cannabis oil (no more than 1/4 cup)
  • 2 drams of flavouring oil


  • Cooking pot
  • Silicone spatula
  • Molds
  • Plastic squeeze bottle
  • Silicone funnel


1. Bloom (or rehydrate) your gelatin.  Place 1 cup of cold water in a bowl.  Sprinkle the gelatin on top of the water and stir only until incorporated into the water.  Let this mixture stand for 5 minutes.

2. Warm the bloomed gelatin on medium-low heat, without stirring, until the gelatin is completely melted. This takes 10-15 minutes.

3. Add Jell-o all at once to the mixture and stir until incorporated and mixture is heated throughout and uniform in appearance. Then add the corn syrup and mix until fully incorporated. Around 3-5 minutes for this part.

4. Add your cannabis oil and flavouring to the mixture and use a silicone spatula to stir until incorporated. (Be sure you’re using a flavour, not a bakery emulsion!)

5. Continue stirring vigorously on medium-low heat until you see the first bubble.  Continue to constantly stir, scraping the sides of the pot with the spatula, for 2 minutes.

6. Remove from heat and let sit for 3 minutes.

7. Spoon the film off the top of the gummy mixture and discard it in your compost bin or garbage.

8. Use a funnel to pour the gummy mixture from the pot into a plastic squeeze bottle; dispense into molds or ice cube trays by squeezing the bottle.  Be careful that the top doesn’t pop off during this step!

9. Refrigerate gummies in molds for 6 hours. It’s usually easiest to put the molds on a baking sheet, so they stay level and undisturbed in the fridge.

10. Remove from molds and enjoy!  Keep any unused gummies in an air-tight container in your fridge and be sure to label the container so no one mistakes your infused gummies for a non-infused treat!

How to find your dosage

Unless you want to send your gummies out to a lab to be tested for cannabinoid potency, you will have to figure out the dosage of your gummies. To do so, take the total amount of cannabinoids you put in and divide it by the number of gummies you made.  If you used 1 gram of 88% THC distillate, then you would have put 880 mg of THC in your mixture. 

1000mg x 88% THC = 880mg of THC

Let’s say you made 40 gummies. Take the total amount of THC and divide it by the number of gummies to get the final dosage. In this case, it’s 22mg of THC per gummy.

880mg of THC ÷ 40 gummies = 22mg per gummy

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