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Denver Dispensary Tip: How to Make the Perfect Special Brownies

October 19, 2016

A lot of people who don’t like to smoke but enjoy the effects of marijuana like to eat edibles instead. There’s no better way to make your own that with a pan of hot, gooey brownies. But, making your first batch of brownies is not as easy as it may seem so if you’re a beginner follow these tips:

Follow the directions on a brownie mix.

Beginners who are trying to make brownies as good as the ones found in weed shops in Denver should stick to the directions on a brownie mix box. Once you become more familiar with baking brownies, you can try making them from scratch or adding in other ingredients such as nuts, coconut or chocolate chips.


To make pot brownies like the ones found in weed shops in Denver, you don’t just mix a handful of marijuana together with butter, chocolate and flour. First, you have to make cannabutter, which is butter infused with marijuana. By making cannabutter, you are essentially separating the active cannabinoid ingredients such as THC from the marijuana and infusing it into butter, which can be easily used in a brownie recipe. If you make extra, store it in the refrigerator for later. Cannabutter can be used in almost every recipe, so it should come in handy the next time you bake. Learn how to make cannabutter.

Use the right dose.

Ask edible lovers at the Denver dispensaries and they’ll tell you it’s very easy to consume too many pot brownies—or any edible for that matter. That’s why it’s important to measure out exactly how much marijuana you are using before you start baking your brownies. It’s important to know what THC percentage of your weed is, and then measure out the number of tablespoons you use to create the cannabutter. Once you have these numbers, calculate how many milligrams of THC you are using with this helpful calculator.

How do you know when you’re using enough? Edibles that are sold in weed shops in Colorado have 10 milligrams of THC per serving, so use this as a guideline for how much you should include.

Eat one brownie at a time.

Once you pull the brownies out of the oven, make sure that you don’t give in to temptation and pig out on the entire pan. Remember, the effects of edibles may take up to two hours to kick in, so it’s essential that you pace yourself when eating pot brownies. Start with one small brownie and wait to see how you feel after the effects have kicked in before you pick up another one. If you eat too many, you may be stuck with an uncomfortable and unpleasant feeling for hours, so be careful.

Ready to get started making pot brownies? Come by Altitude Dispensary, one of the best weed shops in Denver, where our knowledgeable budtenders can help you find the right medical or recreational product to suit your needs. Not interested in baking? We also have a huge selection of delectable edibles for your convenience. Contact Altitude Dispensary for more information today!