If you are keen on how to make THC simple syrup at home, this recipe has you covered. You will need 3 cups of water, 3 cups of sugar, 2 teaspoons of vegetable glycerine, 2 grams of ground cannabis, a jar or some bottle or container, cheesecloth and strainer, and vanilla extracts or lemon, which is optional.
You can use any kind of sugar available, but the type of sugar you use will affect the taste and color of the syrup. For instance, light brown sugar will give the syrup a caramelized flavor, while raw sugar will add a slight molasses flavor. Grind your cannabis into a fine powder using a weed grinder or a mortar and pestle.
3 cups of water
3 cups of sugar
2 teaspoons of vegetable glycerine
1/2 cup of decarboxylated cannabis
A jar or some bottle or container
Cheesecloth and strainer
Black Market Vanilla extracts or lemon, this is optional.
Start by putting water and sugar into a pot and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. This will take about 3 minutes. Once the sugar has dissolved, add the cannabis and vegetable glycerine and bring the mixture back to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 45 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally to prevent the cannabis from sticking to the bottom of the pot. This process activates the THC, turning it into the psychoactive form.
Lower the heat, add the vegetable glycerine, and allow the mixture to simmer for 5-6 minutes. Keep checking the mixture every minute by removing the lid and remembering to keep stirring. This process ensures that the cannabis oil is well combined with the sugar water. After simmering, turn off the heat and let the mixture cool. Once it has cooled, strain it using a cheesecloth and a strainer. If you want to add some flavor to your syrup, you can add vanilla or lemon extracts. Straining the mixture is necessary to sieve out all the plant matter. Be careful at this stage to avoid being burned or spilling your syrup.
Pour the syrup into a sterilized container and store in the fridge. The syrup will last for 2-3 weeks when stored in the fridge. Remember not to reheat or reboil the syrup, as it will affect the flavor and potency.