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How to Make Canna Flour (Recipe + Steps)

April 1st, 2022 by Hannah Laing

How to Make Canna Flour

How to Make Canna Flour

How to make canna flour can be an intimidating process at first, but when broken down into simple steps it is far less intimidating. There are so many ways to infuse hemp and cannabis into butter, oil, and a plethora of other cooking ingredients to make your own edibles, canna flour is no different. The process and the final product are different, but through a few simple steps you can make your own edible building block. The best part about canna flour is how long you can store your flour for months, if in a sealed jar and out of sunlight.

Ingredients

  • 7 grams of hemp or cannabis flower
  • A food processor or coffee grinder
  • A sifter

Cannabis Flour Recipe & Instructions

The following instructions will yield 1/4 cup of canna flour and take approximately 10-12 minutes to prep and 45 minutes to cook. If looking for more canna flour, feel free to double or triple the instructions below.

Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 240 degrees and place the hemp or cannabis on a baking sheet. Cook the flower for 45 minutes to decarboxylate the flower, then pull it out to cool.

Step 2:

Move the cooled hemp or cannabis to the food processor or a cleaned coffee grinder and process until the flower becomes a very fine powder.

Step 3:

Store in an airtight container and keep it in a cool, dark, dry place until ready to use. Store for up to three months.

Making Infused Recipes with Your Canna Flour

Now the fun part, you can cook with your canna flour! Although your green/brown powder make not look like a traditional flour, you can cook with it like it is any other flour. You can use any of your favorite recipes that use flour to utilize your canna flour. There are a few tips that you can utilize to get the most out of your flour that I have gleaned from my years of making edibles. I have been baking with cannabis and hemp for years and from my many failures, I have learned the following tips.

Arguably the most important You never want your baked good to exceed 340 degrees because the cannabinoids or compounds start to deteriorate or change at that heat. You may also want to increase the spices that you use to help cover up that “grass and dirt” flavor from the canna flour. Some of the best spices to make your baked good extra delicious are cinnamon, cloves, peanut butter, and nutmeg. If you’re looking to bake something savory some good spices to consider incorporating to your batter are cumin, rosemary, cayenne, oregano, and thyme. Incorporating some of these more flavorful spices will only improve the overall flavor and enjoyability of the edibles or baked good you make with your canna flour.

Serving Size Guide

We recommend starting small with your canna flour as it can be really hard to discern the best serving size and there are few things worse than making something too strong. A good place to start would be with the recipe you want to make and using your canna flour for 1/4 of the flour called for in the recipe. You can easily sift your canna flour in with your regular baking flour and then make as normal. We then recommend trying a little bit of your baked good and then waiting a few hours to see if you find the benefit that you were looking for from your canna flour.

Once you know how strong that product is, you are welcome to increase the canna flour to traditional flour ratio if needed. We do not recommend baking entirely with canna flour as the overall texture of the baked good tends to suffer, but a 1:1 can be really delicious and powerful if you follow our three simple steps.  Please feel free to share your baking experiences, positive or negative, on our social media and we’re always here to help! You can find us on Instagram or Facebook, or email us  at support@greenwellnesslife.com or by phone at 616-275-1039 (toll free 888-772-7875). Happy baking!

 

About Hannah Laing

Hannah LaingHannah has been working in the hemp industry and at Green Wellness Life for nearly 3 years. She was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2017 and received a second Fibromyalgia diagnosis in late 2018. She is the third generation in her family to struggle with managing Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis, with both of her parents being disabled. Not many humans are as well acquainted with the sustained difficulty of managing chronic illnesses, especially at such a young age.

The Grand Valley State University student is currently studying health communications and is dedicated to educating and promoting health and wellness. She has attended 3 different universities and studied across the country medicine, journalism, and is almost done earning a bachelor of science degree. She has been a published author since 2011 for both her poetry and many op-ed pieces. Moreover, she worked as a TEDx event organizer for 2 years, was a Future Problem Solvers coach for 2 years, and has first hand experience shadowing both physical therapists and chiropractors.


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