CBD Hot Chocolate Recipe
Many different sources have created hot chocolate’s bad image by saying it is high in calories, sugar and fat. But when drunk in the morning, a cup of hot chocolate can actually provide a number of benefits for your mood and brain function. Moreover, cocoa, the key ingredient in chocolate, can have various other psychological and metabolic benefits. It can also improve the functioning of blood vessels. Some people have already replaced their morning coffee with hot chocolate as this delicious drink can give you a jolt of caffeine to get the day off to a great start. With all this in mind, here’s how you can level up a simple step-by-step hot chocolate recipe with CBD.
Why cook with CBD?
As different researches say, cannabidiol is possibly nutritious and may contain an array of vitamins, fatty acids and minerals. Studies have shown that CBD has the potential to treat anxiety and relieve stress. In addition, the method of consumption might influence the speed at which CBD kicks in. It can take at least 20-30 minutes for orally consumed cannabidiol to finally reach the receptor sites and produce its possible effects. Typically, CBD taken in this way may have a half-life of 2-3 hours. You can read more interesting information about CBD’s possible nutrients and potential benefits in our other articles. In particular, you can learn about the vitamins may be contained in CBD here. Don’t forget that more research to prove the real benefits of CBD is still needed.
Making CBD hot chocolate
Below, we have a CBD hot chocolate recipe for you that is easy to make and tasty to drink.
- 1 stick of cinnamon or ⅓ tsp. (2 g) of ground cinnamon;
- 125 g of dark chocolate;
- 300 ml of milk;
- 200 ml of light cream;
- CBD oil, CBD tincture or CBD powder.
- Grate the chocolate.
- Mix the milk, cream and cinnamon in a saucepan. Simmer the mixture over low heat.
- Take the pan off the heat and remove the cinnamon sticks.
- Add the chocolate, stirring gently with a whisk.
- When the chocolate is completely melted, add your desired dose of CBD oil, tincture or powder. Whisk it all together and enjoy.
The end result is tasty hot chocolate that can help you experience the potential benefits of CBD, as well as brighten your morning and mood for an upbeat start to the day. However, drinking hot chocolate every day is not recommended. Every once in a while can give you the possible benefits mentioned above.
We hope that you will find this CBD hot chocolate recipe to be delicious. Feel free to play around with the ingredients. For example, try adding spices like nutmeg or even black pepper. And for those of you with a sweet tooth, you might want to add vanilla extract or maple syrup. Remember, at Mary Jane, we strongly recommend that you always start with smaller doses of CBD and document your CBD intake if necessary. If you would like to see more interesting CBD recipes, please don’t hesitate to contact us and let us know. Happy cooking!