Liquid malt extracts are thick, sweet syrups made by combining malted grains with water then later removing fiber, leaving behind the extract. Liquid malt extracts may be used as sweeteners, browning agents, or beer production.

Health considerations

Liquid malt extracts typically contain the trace amounts of vitamins and minerals present in the malted grains from which they were made.

Keep in mind

Liquid malt extracts may be made from gluten-containing grains, most commonly high-protein barley.

May be found in

Malted milk, milkshakes, chocolates, candies, breads, baked goods, cereals, hot cereals, beer, alcoholic beverages



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