Application of malt extract to prepare malted lemon spread

Malt extract can be used to prepare a tasty and unique spread with lemon flavor.

Malt extract can be used as a natural sweetener and flavor enhancer in various types of spreads, including the preparation of malted lemon spread. Malted lemon spread has a tart lemon flavor balanced with the sweetness of malt extract, making it a delicious topping for toast, scones, and other baked goods.

To prepare malted lemon spread using malt extract, the following recipe can be followed:


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup malt extract
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. grated lemon zest
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and malt extract until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the fresh lemon juice, grated lemon zest, and pinch of salt to the mixing bowl and continue to mix until everything is well combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the spread is heated through and becomes smooth and creamy.
  4. Remove from heat and let the spread cool to room temperature before serving.
  5. Store any leftover spread in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

This recipe makes about 3/4 cup of malted lemon spread. The spread can be adjusted to taste by adding more malt extract or lemon juice depending on personal preference. The addition of malt extract gives the spread a unique sweetness that complements the tartness of the lemon, resulting in a delicious and versatile spread that can be enjoyed on a variety of baked goods.