cannabis ice cream

Cannabis ice cream

La Ferrari. Don’t let the name Ice Cream fool you. It will lick you down if you’re not careful thanks to the potency of this exotic plant.

The name comes from the smoothness that makes Ice Cream a winner with growers and smokers around the world. Why the Ferrari tag then? Because once this plant clicks into gear it takes off like a racing red sports car, fast and furious. And what a ride!

This is one of our new generation varieties, bred from classic original lines to produce a plant that comes with its own strong identity. An instant hit when we released this specialist strain, it also won the over the taste buds of the High Life cup judges who voted it in their top 3 two years in a row.

We spent our time breeding this beauty. The result is a plant that is perfectly suited for indoor grow operations thanks to rapid and healthy growth (8 – 9 weeks flowering time), and a general lack of stretching. This makes it an ideal option as a multi-branch plant and also makes it perform spectacularly as part of a Sea Of Green (SOG) operation.

Outdoors, Ice Cream may not be the biggest yielder, but it is still popular with growers looking to benefit from that indica strength. It performs satisfactorily in regions as far north as Canada, the UK and the Netherlands, but it is in the south that it adapts best – sunshine coaxing the best from its resinous buds.

Under the hood, the Ice Cream plant packs copious amounts of trichomes, tightly clustered, its heads lining up in regimental rows and glistening with a resinous glow. Like the ice cream you always wished for, expect the palette to dance with vanilla and pine while the aroma is pure old school skunk.

It remains a popular choice; with growers who enjoy its turbo powered growth and smoking fans who enjoy all the power that comes with a turbo indica engine to drive them through the night.

“I can say it’s one of the most exotic strains I’ve found, and I’ve tried a decent amount of strains. You feel very Zen like, as if you are going throughout the day in a state of focused and functional meditation.” ICMag Forum

Strain Characteristics – Ice Cream

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  1. I understand why they call it Ice Cream Review by Mark

Not only one of my favorite Paradise strains but one of my favorite strains ever. I find that Paradise describes their strains very accurately and the phenos I found in my pack were as advertised. Very interesting candy like smells and and buds as dense as my sensi stars. I ran two packs the very first time and I can confidently say that you should get yourself two scoops of ice cream, I’m glad I did. (Posted on 6/3/2019)

Great Review by LordLarv

Great stuff (Posted on 6/3/2014)

It’s what all the kids want! Review by jcom

Of the 35-40 strains I’ve grown over the years, this is by far the most popular. People love the Sensi Star as well but, as my buddy puts it, “Ice Cream is what all the kids want!”. I always grow it in deep water culture with Botanicare nutrients. (Posted on 4/2/2014)

ice cream Review by indica man

one of the best strain i have ever grown smoke 10/10 very smooth relaxing smoke and easy to grow got 450grams per square meter 7 weeks veg 8 weeks flower grown in flood and drain (Posted on 4/21/2013)

Review by SirSmokesALot

What a strain. 10/10 germination. Responded well to LSt, and was one of the easiest strains I have ever grown with some really full flavor smoke. Some variation I found but all 10 had a amazing funkiness that is next to impossible to describe. Well Done Paradise

(Posted on 6/2/2012)

Best strain for depression Review by fatass

Best strain for depression or anxiety
Few hits and you are happy and relaxed
No paranoia at all (Posted on 5/2/2012)

Positive Review by Tronlam

First comercial harvest of this strain confirms this as a real winner. The plants are as they say” ferrari” like when talking about a fast response to any imbalance or stress condition. The advantage though is ample time to fix them. The yield was very good 100 g plus per plant. Very tasty smoke. Provides an upbeat feeling. Another proven winner by paradise. Best feminised seeds on the market. Period! (Posted on 4/15/2012)

great Review by kalaBro

I smoked it @ the 5th Rome’s Cannabis Cup (it took the 2nd place) it had a really good fruity taste with a little of acid that i liked a lot. the effect was really positive and longlasting. (Posted on 1/22/2012)

top quality Review by Highman

i smoke since 14 years, it’s the more tasty weed i have ever smoke and the effect is good stoned.She is wonderfull. Unfortunatly, the plants are a little bit too small but the quality IS HERE ! (Posted on 8/27/2011)

ice cream Review by dark side off the spoon

I bay 10 fem seeds.1 is not born,1 is deformed,and i have 8 healty uniform plants. (Posted on 6/5/2011)


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As creamy as vanilla, trichome heavy, this Ferrari among plants comes with an indica extra-strong label and a strong old time skunk

How to Make Weed Ice Cream

Ice cream is everyone’s favorite indulgent treat. Next time your sweet tooth calls, don’t be so quick to put on pants: bring both the ice cream shop and the dispensary to you. No, we’re not talking delivery. You can make medicated ice cream right at home using a few simple steps and ingredients.

We’ve re-created our favorite infused ice cream recipes below and hope you’ll churn with us. Here’s how to make weed ice cream:


Here’s How to Make Weed Ice Cream

1. Cookies + Cream Weed Ice Cream Recipe

Follow our step-by-step recipe below, or follow along with us on YouTube.

Active prep time = 15 minutes

Inactive prep time = 8 hours

Ready in= 8 hours, 15 minutes

Note: *Extra time needed for decarboxylation and cannabutter or weed milk prep

Required Ingredients
  • 1 Teaspoon Lecithin Granules
  • 14 Ounces Condensed Milk
  • 2 Cups Heavy Cream
  • 1 Pound Oreo Cookies, broken into medium-sized pieces, or another flavor/candy that meets your preferences
  • ¼ cup chocolate sauce (optional)
  • Extra Oreos (optional)
  • Cannabis

Note: Feel free to add additional ingredients like egg yolks, sugar, food coloring, honey, milk powder, caramel, and more, to meet your taste preferences.

Required Kitchen Equipment
  • Cheesecloth
  • Fine Mesh Strainer
  • NOVA Decarboxylator
  1. Decarb up to ¼ ounce of cannabis if using the oven method or for best results, use the Ardent Nova decarboxylator which will allow you to use significantly less cannabis for the same potency. When your bud is decarbed, grind it into medium-sized pieces to begin creating cannabutter.
  2. To make cannabutter, simply place decarbed cannabis and butter back in the Nova for a second cycle. If you aren’t using a Nova, place ½ cup butter, the decarbed flower, and 1 tsp of lecithin granules into a glass jar with lid into a crockpot and cook for 2 hours. Whichever infusion method you choose, strain plant matter from the finished product using cheesecloth in a fine mesh strainer, or for the cleanest option use the Ardent Frainer.
  3. Place melted cannabutter into a mixing bowl and add 14 oz of condensed milk. Whisk together until smooth.
  4. Pour 2 cups heavy cream into a separate mixing bowl. Using a mixer, whip until it reaches the consistency of whipped cream, approximately 5-8 minutes.
  5. Using a rubber spatula, fold the condensed milk mixture into the whipped cream until well mixed. Fold in the Oreo pieces until evenly distributed.
  6. Spread mixture into an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish. Top with chocolate sauce and additional Oreos, if desired. Cover with plastic wrap, freeze overnight, and enjoy! As with all edibles, start slow until you know your tolerance level.
Try Different Flavors

Other infused ice cream recipes to consider include:

  • Mint Chocolate Chip Cannabis Ice Cream
  • Cherry Cannabis Ice Cream
  • Strawberry Cannabis Ice Cream
  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cannabis Ice Cream

2. Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip THC Ice Cream Recipe

Required Ingredients
  • Decarboxylated cannabis
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup of spinach leaves
  • 1 can of coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
Required Kitchen Equipment
  • Blender
  • Cheesecloth/fine mesh strainer or Ardent Frainer
  • NOVA Decarboxylator
  • Loaf pan
  1. Decarb cannabis in an oven or in the Ardent Nova decarboxylator. Using the infusion sleeve, add the coconut oil to your unit, and run it for an additional cycle to achieve full infusion. Strain out the plant material and dispose of it.
  2. Add your infused oil to the blender with spinach (for color,) maple syrup, and coconut cream. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add sugar, vanilla extract, and mint extract to the blender, and quickly mix.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips, and pour mixture into the loaf pan. Cover and freeze for 4-6 hours.

3. Cherry Cannabis Infused Ice Cream Recipe

Required Ingredients
  • Decarboxylated cannabis
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cherry extract
  • A handful of chopped Maraschino cherries
Required Kitchen Equipment
  • Saucepan
  • Cheesecloth/fine mesh strainer
  • NOVA Decarboxylator
  • Ice cream maker
  1. Decarb cannabis in the oven or in the Ardent Nova decarboxylator. Wrap your decarbed plant material in a cheesecloth, or simply throw the whole buds in the saucepan with milk over low heat for 60-90 minutes, never allowing it to come to a boil. Keep the temperature around 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cream together the egg yolks and sugar with a whisk. Very slowly, stir in the scolded, infused cannabis milk, allowing it to temper as you pour and stir.
  3. Add the mixture to a saucepan and place it on the stove over medium heat until thick.
  4. Stir in vanilla extract, almond extract, cherry extract, and Maraschino cherries. Add your mixture to an ice cream maker to finish and serve.

4. Strawberry Cannabis Ice Cream Recipe

Required Ingredients
  • 2 cups diced strawberries (or diced chocolate covered strawberries for added flavor)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • Cannabis
Required Kitchen Equipment
  • Saucepan
  • Cheesecloth/fine mesh strainer
  • NOVA Decarboxylator
  • Blender or food processor
  • Ice cream maker
  1. Decarb cannabis in the oven or in the Ardent Nova decarboxylator. Wrap your decarbed plant material in a cheesecloth, and place it in the saucepan with milk over low heat for 60-90 minutes, never allowing it to come to a boil. Keep the temperature around 110 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Place strawberries in a bowl with half of your sugar and allow to sit for 15 minutes.
  3. Combine your strawberry mixture with heavy cream, vanilla extract, salt, and the other half of the sugar, before slowly mixing in your scolded, infused milk. Place to the side.
  4. Add your mixture to an ice cream maker to finish and serve, or place in the freezer for a more firm scoop.

Canna Ice Cream Conclusion

There are so many ways to create cannabis infused ice creams at home. Transform your favorite THC and CBD products into delicious munchies by bringing the creamery to you. The Ardent Nova helps you activate all the cannabinoids in your plant material, then helps you infuse with the press of a button. From there, the possibilities are endless. Tag us in your cannabis dishes on Instagram for the chance to get re-posted!

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