DIY simple syrup

Posted on December 29th, 2020 by Canna Provisions


So you want to make some cannabis cocktails and need some DIY marijuana infused simple syrup.

Maybe you’re at home. Maybe you’re in a fortified COVID vigilant compound in Massachusetts. Maybe you’re at your cousin’s house in the Capital Region or Hudson Valley Region of New York state. Maybe you’re just googling “dispensary near me Albany NY” or something. Who knows.

Either way, you need DIY marijuana infused simple syrup and you don’t have any.

So wherever you are, you have arrived at the right place to find what you need to make shelf-stable DIY marijuana infused simple syrup.



First step involves first unclasping your hands so you can use your fingers. Write that down.


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How to make DIY marijuana infused simple syrup with craft cannabis flower.


Ah, there we go. Fingers help. A lot.


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Loose fingers doth make the cannabis linger when DIY marijuana infused simple syrup abounds.


Wait, why is it necessary to have all this flower out? Oh, that’s right: Decarboxylation.

Which is a very scientific term for activating cannabis. Which is another phrase of saying “heating”. Which is another way of saying something you typically find when searching “what is the best temperature to decarb cannabis”. But you don’t have to do that. You’re already here.


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DIY marijuana infused simple syrup also involves lipids. Yeah. That’s right. Lipids.


A lipid is a macrobiomolecule that is soluble in nonpolar solvents. Yep, sure is. Sorry, that doesn’t help out of context does it?

Context: Once you activate the THC by placing in the oven at 230 degrees, or a decarboxylation machine (they exist), you extract cannabinoids and the good stuff to then use a fatty lipid to bind it and make it usable. In our case here, we’re using glycerine which you can find abundantly and we combine with boiled sugar water.


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Proper decarb of cannabis involves spreading the ground flower over the paper with those hands we mentioned earlier are important because fingers are helpful.


After the decarb is done you add it to your fatty lipid for binding, and your DIY marijuana infused simple syrup is off to the races.


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The face of someone saying “fatty lipid” over and over while making DIY marijuana infused simple syrup.


Then you strain. And strain again. And then strain some more. Strain until you look at your simple syrup and confidently proclaim “that’s enough straining for me” and then you’re done straining.


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If you have a cheesecloth great, but you need to strain the cannabis flower from your DIY marijuana infused simple syrup.


Then you are left with liquid, sugary, DIY marijuana infused simple syrup fantastic-ness. Use it in your coffee. Your tea. Your Corn Flakes. Your 21+ zoom cocktail hour parties to make dealcoholized cannabis cocktails.


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All you are left with is golden sweet DIY marijuana infused simple syrup.


CHECK THE FULL VIDEO! The full breakdown and tutorial is available on YouTube right here

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