Chocolate cake with CBD

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Have you tried chocolate cake that incorporates CBD? How do you bake a chocolate cake with CBD? This article highlights examples of recipes that you can use to incorporate CBD while enjoying its soothing effects.

Before knowing how CBD can be used in cake making, you need to know the different ways of consuming CBD. CBD in full is cannabidiol, a compound that occurs naturally and is extracted from the hemp of the cannabis plant. It is the second most abundant in existence after THC. THC refers to Tetrahydro cannabidiol, which causes a psychoactive effect and makes you feel high.


CBD Overview

Überall, (2020) explained that CBD is known for its health benefits like anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, pain-relieving, and stress relieving. It is often consumed in various ways, like smoking vape pens, topicals applied on the skin, and sublingual ones placed under the tongue. Allan et al. (2018) explained that CBD could be incorporated into sweeteners like gummies and baked with cakes or cookies. Most people prefer to mix CBD into cakes using different recipes.


Why Take CBD Through Food?

Lachenmeier et al. (2019) explained that CBD in food takes longer for the effects to be felt as the food must pass through the digestive system before being absorbed into the bloodstream. The effects take longer to manifest but last longer in the body, an effect that suits people suffering from chronic pain and seeking relief that lasts longer in the body. Martello et al. (2019) explained that individuals should consider mixing CBD into their diet if they want long-lasting pain relief. The effects of CBD are increased when you eat it in a fatty meal, and cake being fatty enables you to enjoy the CBD in full perspective.


Positive Effects Of CBD

According to Shover & Humphreys (2020), CBD helps reduce anxiety and stress and soothe chronic pain in the bone, joints, nerves, or muscles. It also helps fight sleep disorders and reduce symptoms of diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, diabetes, and depression.


Recipe For CBD chocolate Cake


Ingredients

  • 60 grams of flour
  • 150 grams butter
  • 250 grams of dark chocolate
  • 150 grams sugar
  • A sachet of vanilla sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • A pinch salt
  • 10 to 20 ml CBD Oil

Method of Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and sugar until a white and smooth consistency is achieved.
  • Add the vanilla sugar and flour and stir.
  • Melt the butter and chocolate and add to the mixture.
  • Pour the 10-20 ml CBD Oil into the mixture and stir the mixture thoroughly.
  • With the oven still at 180 degrees, Celsius, put the mixture you have poured into a molding or baking tin for 15 minutes.

Individuals should know that, in place of 10-20 ml of CBD Oil, you can use 1-2 grams of CBD flowers or resins that you crumble into the mixture.


Chocolate Cake Recipe with Cannabis Butter


Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup cannabutter
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Method of Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Celsius and grease three round 9-inch cake baking pans.
  • Mix sugar, baking soda, unsweetened cocoa, salt, and baking powder, incorporating them well.
  • Add cannabutter, eggs, and vanilla extracts to the mixture, then mix well.
  • Add boiling water into the mixture gradually until a creamy and smooth consistency is achieved.
  • Pour the smooth mixture and spread evenly into the cake pan.
  • Bake for 30 -35 minutes, then allow for cooling.
  • Serve the sweet tasty cannabis chocolate cake.
  • You can make yours at home if you don't have a cannabutter. It takes time but works, and you can use it on various recipes. This method allows you to choose your preferred cannabis as you control the number of CBD and THC you like. The procedure for making your cannabis butter is as follows:
  • You preheat the oven to 250 degrees Celsius.
  • Grind about 20 grams of cannabis flower into powder
  • Pour the grounded cannabis flower into a baking sheet, then bake for 45 minutes.
  • Check on the powder cannabis constantly while stirring to ensure even cooking of the flowers.
  • Remove the flower from the oven once it turns brown and allow it to cool. It is ready to use if it crumbles between your fingers.
  • Using your preferred oil, mix it with the baked cannabis and heat the mixture for about 30-60 minutes. To avoid the butter or the oil burning, stir after every 15 or 20 minutes.

Conclusion

CBD has many beneficial uses; many are turning to it for pain relief and enjoyment. For this reason, it is incorporated into various products that are ingested like gummies, cookies, and cakes. CBD can also be consumed using other methods like sublingually, vaping, inhaling, and topicals applied to the skin. Many who want to feel the soothing effects of CBD that last longer prefer incorporating it in baking cakes, as it has to be digested before being absorbed into the bloodstream. There are varying recipes used in baking CBD-based cakes, and following the recipe carefully to the latter gives you the best results and effects. This article highlights some of the recipes you can choose from. However, the decision on the best-preferred recipe depends entirely on you. Be careful to follow the method of preparation.


References

Allan, M. C., Rajwa, B., & Mauer, L. J. (2018). Effects of sugars and sugar alcohols on the gelatinization temperature of wheat starch. Food Hydrocolloids, 84, 593-607.

Lachenmeier, D. W., Habel, S., Fischer, B., Herbi, F., Zerbe, Y., Bock, V., ... & Sproll, C. (2019). Are adverse effects of cannabidiol (CBD) products caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) contamination?. F1000Research, 8.

Martello, E., Bigliati, M., Bisanzio, D., Biasibetti, E., Dosio, F., Pastorino, D., ... & Bruni, N. (2019). Effects on pain and mobility of a new diet supplement in dogs with osteoarthritis: a pilot study. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Research, 7(3), 0-0.

Shover, C. L., & Humphreys, K. (2020). Debunking cannabidiol as a treatment for COVID-19: time for the FDA to adopt a focused deterrence model?. Cureus, 12(6).

Überall, M. A. (2020). A review of scientific evidence for THC: CBD oromucosal spray (nabiximols) in chronic pain management. Journal of Pain Research, 13, 399.




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