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How to Make a Marijuana Milkshake

A cold and sweet milkshake can be the perfect refreshment on a warm day, but a milkshake LĒVO-infused with marijuana is even better!

This frosty THC treat has many beneficial properties, and it is simple to make. Follow the directions below to make your own homemade infused milkshakes.

Milkshakes became popular around the turn of the 20th century, and they have been a favorite ever since. This recipe is for a milkshake made with cannamilk. In addition to the delicious flavor, it provides plenty of nutrients, antioxidants, and botanical terpenes to support your health.

Benefits of a Marijuana Milkshake

A marijuana milkshake might seem more decadent than healthy, but vanilla extract and cannamilk have many beneficial properties. Vanilla has calming effects, and it helps curb an appetite. It also has antidepressant, antitumor, and antibacterial effects. It contains magnesium and potassium as well.

Cannamilk is rich in omega fats, calcium, and protein. The terpenes infused into the milk contain a range of anti-inflammatory, anti-pain, and anti-anxiety properties. The cannamilk has a slightly nutty flavor, which works well with vanilla extract.

Before starting this recipe, you’ll need to decarb, or activate, your raw hemp or cannabis flower and infuse it to the milk to make your cannamilk.

How Do I Prepare Cannamilk?

how to prepare cannamilkMaking cannamilk is easier than most people think, and it is especially convenient when you use a LĒVO-home infuser to activate the raw cannabis and infuse the milk. Infuse decarbed cannabis in milk at 160° – 165°F for 2-3 hours.

These steps must take place before you start the recipe. Prepare the infused milk on the same day you plan to make this recipe or a day or two before. A home infuser allows you to select the most efficient settings for activating and infusing the specific strains. The setting optimizes the potency and potential therapeutic effects of the terpenes.

If you don’t have a LĒVO yet (and why not?) but still want to make this amazing recipe, you can find those old, manual instructions here. 

You can choose whole, low-fat milk, or even almond milk. However, the higher the fat content of the milk, the better the infusion results since the fats bind to the cannabinoids- creating a true ‘infusion.’

Why is Decarbing aka Activating Important?

The decarbing and infusion processes are important for activating the psychoactive properties of cannabinoids and producing that “high” feeling.

The human body can absorb some nutrients and terpenes from raw flower, meaning cannabis that hasn’t been decarbed. The flower needs heat to convert THCa into THC and CBDa into CBD to unleash the full potential of cannabis’s psychoactive and healthful properties.

The broader range of ‘activated’ beneficial compounds can now be absorbed into the body’s systems.

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Marijuana Milkshake Recipe

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  • Blender
  • Ice Cream Scoop or Spoon
  • measuring spoons


  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup cannabis milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)


  • Combine the ice cream, cannamilk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a blender. 
  • Blend until the desired consistency has been reached. This should be about 1-2 minutes. 
  • You can add whipped cream and a cherry, or you can mix in crushed candy to make a frozen blizzard. 
  • Serve and enjoy! 


You can use any flavor of ice cream you would like, but there is nostalgic appeal when using traditional vanilla ice cream. Some say to use any brand of ice cream in a milkshake, but ice cream fanatics say to use organic vanilla ice cream to taste the pure vanilla flavor.
If you want a thicker shake or one that you need to eat with a spoon, add less milk and/or more ice cream. Add more milk if you want a thinner shake that you can drink with a straw.
Make sure to take a great photo and share your creation with the world: @LEVO_Oil and be sure to tag it as #LEVOmade.
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Increasing the Potency of Your Marijuana Milkshake

One way to increase the potency of your edibles is to use more than one cannabis infused ingredient in your recipe. In this recipe, you may want to try using cannabis-infused icecream for a more potent milkshare. Check our our Weed Icecream Recipe to learn how to make your own for this recipe, or simply a summertime edible treat!

Contact Us for More Information about Home Infusion Machines

Please contact us if you want to know more about making infused desserts, entrees, and lotions. A Cannabutter Digest representative would be happy to answer your cooking questions and how to use a home infuser.

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