How Much Weed For 1 Stick Of Butter?

How Much Weed For 1 Stick Of Butter?

The amount of Weed for 1 stick of butter is a personal choice, influenced by the effects you would like to achieve. 

It may be a bit daunting when making Cannabutter for the first time; however, if you’re following these simple guidelines, it’s easy:

  • Always start low and slow

  • The strain will determine the potency

  • Edibles take longer to digest and get absorbed in your bloodstream, so be careful not to overindulge

What’s A Good Weed/Butter Ratio?

Weed For 1 Stick Of Butter

Our recommended ratio for beginners is 1/8 – ¼ ounce per 1 stick of butter.

Making Cannabutter is time-consuming, and we suggest you consider making a larger batch to justify the time and energy used.

When making smaller batches for home use, stick to ¼ – ½ oz to 2 sticks of butter, depending on your tolerance level.

1.5 Grams Weed For 1 Stick Of Butter

1,5grams of Weed for 1 stick of butter will result in a very weak Cannabutter. 

The strain composition will determine the potency and effects on your Endocannabinoid System

However, we recommend 3.5g (or 1/8 oz) of Weed to 1 stick of butter for noticeable reaction and benefitting from the vital health benefits.

Using Cannabis Concentrates when making Cannabutter is a different consideration but not recommended for novice Weed users.



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7 Grams Of Weed To 1 Pound Of Butter

Using 7 grams (¼ ounce) of Weed to 1 pound (4 sticks) of butter will deliver a similar potency to 1,5 grams of Weed for 1 stick of butter.

Don’t expect any great shakes; it will be very mild, and you may not get as many health benefits as you’d hoped. Our recommended starting ratio is 7 grams (¼ ounces) to 2 sticks of butter.

1 Gram Cannabutter Recipe

1 gram of Weed will make very little (or very weak) Cannabutter.  Making Cannabis Butter at home takes time and needs your close attention; therefore, it’s better to make larger quantities at a time and store it in the fridge or freezer.

1 gram of Weed Concentrate, on the other hand,  to 1 stick of butter will deliver a potent Cannabutter. It will provide a similar potency to using 7 grams or ¼ ounce Weed to 1 stick of butter. Keep in mind the strength and effects will depend on the strain composition.



Cannabis Concentrates 101


How To Dose Homemade Cannabis Edibles

Edibles take longer to absorb as they must be metabolized through the stomach and your liver before feeling the desired effects. This process may take up to 60 minutes and can last up to 6 hours.

Dosing is key. Follow our easy-to-use Edible Dosage Calculator to guide you through this process.

Free Edible Dosage Calculator 1

Don’t Forget To Decarboxylate 

Don't Forget To Decarboxylate 

Decarboxylation or decarbing your Weed is an essential step when making any edibles. Whether you’re using flower, concentrate, or Kief, this is a step not to be skipped.

Link to our Decarb Calculator or a “how-to” post to guide you through this vital process.

Free Decarboxylation Calculator Butter Stick

How Potency Of Your Flower Affects Your Homemade Cannabutter

The Cannabis plant contains many compounds, including cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and trichomes. Each of these compounds affects the potency, taste, smell, and effects.

The strength of your Weed is directly related to the potency of your Cannabutter.

If you want to make the best Cannabutter, it is essential to know how the potency of your flower affects it.

Recipes To Make With Cannabutter

Cannabutter can be used in any recipe that calls for butter. It is, of course, necessary not to overindulge and share only with consenting people. Some of our favorite and most popular recipes are Chocolate and Hazelnut Cannabis Cookies and ever-so-fudgy Chocolate Brownies.

How To Make The Best Cannabis Cookies

How To Make The Best Cannabis Cookies

Our Delightful Chocolate Chip, Hazelnut, and Weed Cookies are so satisfying.

As one user commented; 

“those cookies were and are divine! anyone who had one would keep coming back, so after a bit, I removed them from the counter and cut them in half, and we have just a couple left to dream over!!!” 

Try them. You will not be disappointed.

How To Make The Best Pot Brownies

How To Make The Best Pot Brownies

Weed Brownies are one of the most popular edibles to make at home. Our recipe makes a perfectly fudgy, gooey brownies batch and can be frozen with great success.

Get the recipe here



Double Chocolate Weed Brownies Recipe


FAQ How Much Weed For 1 Stick Of Butter?

Can You Make Good Edibles From Bad Weed?

Depending on your definition of “bad,” the answer is no. Using poor quality Weed in edibles will result in a weak end-product. However, Weed that has gone bad (moldy) must not be consumed.

How Long Does Cannabutter Last?

2 – 3 days at room temperature
2 – 3 weeks refrigerated
4 – 6 months in the freezer

What Color Should Cannabutter Be?

There is no correct color when making Cannabutter. The color will be determined by the strain, method, decarboxylation duration, and infusion time. Your butter will have a green hue and even a little brown.

What Is The Least Weed Needed To Make Potent Cannabutter?

We suggest using ½ ounce Weed for 1 stick of butter for potent Cannabutter. The potency will be determined by the strain used. This ratio may be too potent for a novice Weed enthusiast. Start low and slow.

How Much Cannabutter Does An Ounce Of Flower Make?

Using our recommended ratio of ¼ oz Weed for 1 stick of butter, we suggest using 1 pound or 4 sticks of butter to 1 ounce or 28 grams of Cannabis flower.

How Many Grams Of Kief Per Stick Of Butter?

Kief is significantly stronger than Weed flower. The purity and strain will dictate the potency of the Kief. 1 gram of Kief to 1 stick of butter will delivery a potent Cannabutter, similar to using 7grams or ¼ ounce Weed flower for 1 stick of butter.

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