Complete Guide to Making Delicious Cannabis Space Cakes

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Rachel Khona is a contributor to Huffington Post and self-described “writer, hair metal aficionado, lover of cheese.” In 2015, she wrote, “I ate a space cake in Amsterdam, and it was terrible.” Basically, Rachel and her friend Tina ate a lot of cheese and threw up frequently.

Others love their Space Cakes, and you’ll see them available in recreational use cannabis dispensaries. But with the extension and multiplication of legal writes to grow and possess, more folks will be mixing and baking their own.

Here’s your guide to making good space cakes

One Easy Recipe for Chocolate Space Cake:

1. Gather your ingredients:

  • 6 grams of ground weed buds from your favorite strain
  • 1 cup of cannabutter
  • 1 cup of unsalted butter
  • ¾ cups of whole milk
  • 1¾ cups of flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons of baking powder
  • ½ tablespoons of kosher salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 ounces chocolate chips

2. Decarboxylate the ground buds by scattering the cannabis across a baking tray and heating for up to 50 minutes at 250° F.

3. Prepare a baking pan by heavily greasing bottom and sides with butter or butter spray.

4. Preheat over to 400° F while melting cannabutter in a microwave.

5. Mix flour, milk, melted cannabutter, salt, eggs, and chocolate chips in a bowl before adding baking soda and mixing into a batter.

6. Pour the batter into the baking pan and shake to let it settle evenly.

7. Bake in a preheated oven for 35 minutes.

Removing the cake pan from the oven, you must let it cool before frosting. You can frost with commercially available frostings or just dust it lightly with powdered sugar.

Maybe You Prefer Vegan Space Cake Recipe

You can throw anything you like in here: dry fruit, chocolate chips, dry coconut, lemon zest, and more. But you will be doing away with eggs and butter.

1. Gather your ingredients:

  • 50 grams of cannabis coconut oil
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of soy yogurt
  • 100 grams of granulated sugar
  • 10 grams of baking powder
  • 180 grams flour

2. Pre-heat the oven to 395° F.

3. Mash the banana into a puree in a bowl before adding yogurt, sugar, oil, and baking powder.

4. Stir in added fruits and chocolate before adding baking powder.

5. Pout into greased baking pan and bake for 20-25 minutes.

6. Allow it to cool before dusting with powdered sugar.

Cut the cake in equal pieces to manage the dosing.

Or, try something nutty

Some people are terribly allergic to any dosing of nuts so don’t make this recipe and serve to others without asking. If allergies are not a problem, this recipe rocks.

1. Gather your ingredients:

  • 115 grams of cannabis butter melted
  • 45 grams of cocoa powder
  • 30 grams of ground almonds
  • 60 grams of self-rising flour
  • 225 grams of brown sugar
  • Grated rind of one orange
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon of baking powder

2. Using a sieve, add and mix together the baking powder, cocoa, and flour in a large bowl.

3. Using your hands, add the ground almonds, orange rind, and sugar to the bowl and mix together.

4. Using a low-speed mixer, fold in the cannabutter and eggs.

5. Pour the batter into a greased baking pan or shallow Pyrex dish.

6. Bake for 50-55 minutes in preheated oven at 300° F.

Putting icing on your cake

You don’t need icing, but a nicely iced space cake looks great and adds tastes.

1. Gather your ingredients:

  • 115 grams of normal butter
  • 235-275 grams of confectioner’s sugar
  • 40-55 grams of cocoa powder
  • At least 2 teaspoons of water (more as needed)
  • Added touches like mini marshmallows, butterscotch chips, toffee bits, or more

2. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl adding spoonsful of water until you have the consistency preferred.

3. Using a spatula, spread the icing across the baked and cooled cake.

Once the cake is iced, you can decorate with more marshmallows, M&Ms, pieces of candy cane, or other favorites.

Choose a good strain

If you are using cannabutter or grinding your own, some strains make a better cake than others. Here are five you might start with.

  1. Skywalker is an Indica-dominant hybrid with very relaxing and sleepy outcomes. You’ll want to take your cake before bed.
  2. Headband Cake is a sativa-dominant strain with a boost. It will add some fun and light psychoactivity to your dessert experience.
  3. Super Lemon Haze brings a subtle citrusy zest to your cake flavor. It will punch up your recipe with some real energy.
  4. Orange Crush has a distinct sweet orange taste with a sativa high. If you find one slice of cake has a high THC impact, you should think before having a second one.
  5. MedMen Sour Banana Sherbet adds an Indica-dominant relaxation for spending a night at home. It’s a great option if you are looking to make a banana bread cake.

By and large, you should determine if you want a daytime effect or evening effect. Cannatonic, Jack Herer, and Amnesia Haze offer the energy and creative focus you need during the day. Tahoe OG Kush, God’s Gift, and Northern Lights all leave you relaxed in various degrees.

You must strive for constancy. You want to select strains with flavors that will blend well and stand out in your cake. For example, if your strain has an orange influence, you’ll want to carry that influence throughout the recipe. You will also want the canna-oil or canna-butter developed from the same strain if you are also adding carbonylated cannabis.

Finally, space cakes are for adults. You cannot store them where children can access. Cakes tempt everyone, but little systems cannot process them well.