Mitoku Natural Rice Malt is made the traditional way. There is no rushing this delicate process. The result is a superior sweetener, rich yet subtle and irresistibly sweet. Try Mitoku Rice Malt as a gentle versatile sweetener in all your favorite desserts and baked goods, as well as in salad dressings and dips, candied yams or carrots and hot drinks. Enjoy!
Ingredients: premium Japanese rice, water, and sprouted barley.
In Ancient Japan, rice malt was believed to be of divine origin. As if by some magic alchemy, plain rice porridge - was transformed into a translucent, sweet amber liquid, simply by adding a few sprouts of barley. Rice was the gift of the gods and its mysterious change into ambrosial malt was permitted only in shrines and sacred places. The manufacture of these unique natural rice malts are a complex craft requiring a great deal of labor, knowledge and fine-tuned intuition.
Uses: Rice Malt is an excellent substitute for sugar, honey or any other refined sweetener.