Cannabis Cupcakes: Kushy Cocoa Kahlua Cupcakes
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Cannabis Cupcakes - Kushy Cocoa Kahlua Cupcakes

Servings: 12 cupcakes
Author: Cheri Sicard


Cannabis Cupcakes

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cannabis infused butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup Kahlua Tia Maria, or other coffee flavored liqueur


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 3/4 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Kahlua Tia Maria, or other coffee flavored liqueur
  • cocoa and/or cocoa nibs for garnish optional


Prepare Cupcakes

  • Preheat over to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup cupcake pan or 36-cup mini-cupcake pan(s) with paper liners.
  • Mix cocoa and water together in a small bowl until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a separate small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Beat cannabis infused butter and sugar with an electric mixer until fluffy and well combined.
  • Beat in vanilla and eggs and Kahlua.
  • Beat in cocoa and water mixture and continue mixing until smooth and well combined.
  • Lower mixer speed and beat in dry ingredients until just mixed, do not over beat.
  • Divide mixture between prepared pans and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. About 12-15 minutes for large cupcakes, about 10- 12 minutes for mini-cupcakes. Cool completely before frosting.

Prepare Icing

  • Beat butter with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Slowly beat in confectioner’s sugar. Add Kahlua, a little at a time until you reach an icing consistency you like.
  • Pipe icing onto cupcakes, or alternately spread with a spatula. Garnish, if desired, with cocoa nibs and a sprinkling of cocoa powder.


Making Marijuana Butter and Dosing

This tutorial will teach you to make the marijuana butter used in this recipe.
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