CHICAGO (CBS)– It’s a cake mix that’s in high demand.
CBS 2’s Jamaica Ponder checked out one of the latest instant cake mixes to hit the shelves of local dispensaries.
The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group saw an opportunity between two of their brands, West Town Bakery and Okay Dispensaries. They fused their specialties to create one of the first shelf-stable, THC-infused cake mixes using recipes the city has come to know and love.
At first glance, it looks like it could be a regular box cake mix.
“Most people will use oils or incorporate butter, but it’s in the dry mix, so every bite is going to be the same,” Chris Teixeira, food and beverage director at Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, said.
Every bite is going to pack a punch with 50 milligrams of THC in every box.
“Because we knew that people would probably cut it into about 12 pieces,” Teixeira said.
Chef Teixeira is the man giving Betty Crocker a run for her money.
“It’s rich, it’s decadent and it’s been flying off the shelves,” Teixeira said.
He has been working for Fifty/50 Restaurant Group for the past 11 years. The group owns both West Town Bakery, where the chef got his start, and Okay Dispensaries, where the