What is Rice Syrup?
A natural sweetener, rice syrup is often considered a healthier alternative to products like honey and molasses as it is made from brown rice. Also called rice malt syrup, it has lower levels of fructose than other sweeteners (such as cane sugar) and is more popular for its higher glucose components.Here atPureHarvest, our rice syrup is 99.5% fructose free and great for people who are looking for a low-sugar diet.Our rice syrup is also natural, vegan, gluten free and made with no preservatives, making it a versatile(yet still delicious)sweetener.
How is rice syrup made?
Rich in flavour with a mild sugary taste, rice syrup is produced using a technique where the enzymes break down the starches when the brown rice is cooked rice, turning it into even smaller sugars. With further treatment, the syrup is reduced down until it thickens to a sugary consistency that is then used as a sweetener.
What can rice syrup be used for?
The plant-based sweetener is a great ‘sugary alternative’ and can be added to many dishes. Ona day-to-day basis, try using it to:
- Sweeten your tea
- Indelicious sweet desserts
- Bake it with granola bars
- Drizzle it on top of your breakfast pancakes
- Add it to savoury meals when you need some natural sweetness.
What is rice syrup a substitute for?
Essentially, rice syrup can be used whenever you want to add sweetness to a dish or meal and is often a popular alternative to sugar, honey, maple syrup and corn syrup.
Rice syrup recipes
Browse our rice syrup recipes and taste the organic mild sweetness for yourself.
- gluten free
- plant based
- Rice Malt Syrup