Marijuana Cake: A Delicious Guide to Cannabis-Infused Baking

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Hello, BeTheHippy family! Today, we’re venturing into the delightful world of marijuana cakes.

Merging the art of baking with the unique flavors and effects of cannabis, these cakes are perfect for special occasions or just a fun culinary experiment.

So, whether you’re celebrating a special day or just curious about cannabis-infused baking, let’s dive into this sweet journey.

We’ll cover everything from choosing your strain to decorating your cake, and yes, there will be a fantastic recipe waiting for you at the end!

Marijuana Cake Recipe

Let’s start with the reason we are all here, the recipe. You care to learn more, continue on after the recipe.

For this low-dose marijuana cake recipe, we’ll use the following infused butter.

Infused Butter:

Cake Infusion:

  • 1/2 cup regular butter (non-infused)
  • 1/2 cup infused butter (the good stuff from above)
  • 12 pieces of cake
  • Each piece will be around 9mg of potency
  • See calculator to learn more

How to Make a Simple Marijuana Cake

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Course: Cannabis Sweets, Dessert
Keyword: Infused Cannabis
Servings: 12


  • 1 Large bowl glass or metal
  • 1 Mixer Electric or hand
  • 1 Cake baking pan


  • 1/2 cup Regular butter unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Cannabis infused butter unsalted preferred
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease and flour a 9×13 inch cake pan.
  • Cream together, in large bowl, the cannabutter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the batter alternately with the milk.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • Enjoy! Cake is done when it springs back to the touch. Decorate as desired once cooled.

The Basics of Marijuana Cake

What is Marijuana Cake?

Marijuana cake is essentially a cake infused with cannabis. This can be achieved by incorporating cannabutter or cannabis oil into your cake batter, resulting in a delicious and potent treat.

Benefits of Marijuana Cake

Why bake a marijuana cake? For starters, it’s a delightful way to consume cannabis, especially for those who prefer not to smoke. It offers a controlled dosage, long-lasting effects, and, let’s face it, it’s a cake – who doesn’t love cake?

Choosing Your Cannabis Strain

Strain Selection for Desired Effects

Your choice of strain is crucial. Looking for relaxation? An Indica might be your go-to. For a more energizing effect, Sativa is a great choice. And remember, hybrids can offer the best of both worlds.

Potency Considerations

Determining the potency of your cake is key, especially if you’re aiming for a low-dose recipe. You’ll want to consider the THC content of your strain and how much you’re using in your recipe.

Creative Marijuana Cake Ideas

Themes and Occasions

From birthday celebrations to casual get-togethers, marijuana cakes can be tailored to any event. Why not try a ‘green’ themed cake for your next 420 celebration?

Decorating Tips

Let your creativity shine with your decorations. Edible gold leaves, cannabis leaf-shaped fondants, or even simple, elegant icing designs can make your cake stand out.

For fun, themed cake pans, check out these options on Amazon.

Designing Your Marijuana Cake

Basic Cake Designs

Start simple. A classic round or square cake with a cannabis leaf design or a simple green icing can be both beautiful and on theme.

Advanced Artistic Designs

Feeling adventurous? How about a multi-tiered cake with intricate icing designs? Or a cake shaped like a giant cannabis leaf? For the ambitious bakers, sky’s the limit.

Marijuana Cake Recipes

Simple Marijuana Cake Recipe

I’ll share a basic yet delicious marijuana cake recipe that even beginners can nail. We’ll use cannabutter, which you can learn to make here.

Gourmet Cannabis-Infused Cake

For those with more experience in the kitchen, try our gourmet recipe that involves multiple layers and richer flavors. Remember, the key is to balance the cannabis flavor with the other ingredients.

Safety and Legal Considerations

Understanding your local cannabis laws is crucial before embarking on marijuana cake baking. Also, remember to consume responsibly and keep these treats out of reach of children and pets.

And there you have it!

A complete guide to making your very own marijuana cake. Whether you’re a baking novice or a seasoned pro, there’s something magical about combining the art of baking with the benefits of cannabis.

So go ahead, give it a try, and don’t forget to enjoy responsibly!

Have you tried baking a marijuana cake before? What’s your favorite recipe or decorating idea? Share your experiences in the comments below.

And for more cannabis-infused culinary adventures, keep following BeTheHippy!



Your no-nonsense, sometimes witty, cannabis knowledgeable hippy from the Midwest, hanging around Chicago these days. Learning the ins and outs of the cannabis world while learning to blog. In hopes that our lives become a little more… relaxed.

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