Birdseye Potato Waffles - How Many Syns Per Waffle? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
5 September, 2023

Can I Eat Waffles On The Slimming World Diet? Our Syn Guide & Recipes

Potato waffles are a home comfort snack or make a great breakfast with a fry up at the weekend, but you might be wondering just how many syns these waffles have?

Potato waffles are said to have between 2.5 - 3.5 syns in total, but it all comes down to the brand that you buy from. 

We have composed a short guide below that will list a few different potato waffle brands and their syn values, as well as low syn slimming world waffle recipes and a syn free potato waffle recipe to try at home!

How Many Syns Do Potato Waffles Have?

As we touched on above, the syn value for potato waffles differ according to the brand you buy from, for example, Asda potato waffles have 3.5 syns per waffle while Birds Eye brands have 2.5 syns per waffle. 

We have listed out some other types below.

  • Tesco potato waffles - 2.5 syns a waffle. 
  • Asda potato waffles - 3.5 syns a waffle.
  • Birds Eye potato waffles - 2.5 syns a waffle.
  • Aldi Village Bakery Toasting Waffles - 5 syns a waffle (remember to put that in your next Slimming World Aldi shopping list!). 

Our Favourite Slimming World Potato Waffle Recipes

If you have a waffle iron at home, why not consider making your own slimming world friendly potato waffles? 

With low syns, our favourite SW waffles recipes online will not ruin your diet and make an excellent Sunday brekky.

Syn Free Cheese and Ham Stuffed Hash Brown Waffle

Coming in at one Healthy Extra A per serving, these ham stuffed Slimming World potato waffles won't ruin your SW diet and is super tasty, as well as simple to make. 

All you need is some floury potato's, egg, spray oil, 6 slices of ham and 60g of cheddar, to make the SW waffles, simply grate your potato and mix it with the eggs, heat your waffle iron then add ham and your cheese on top of both of the waffles. 

Form a hash brown type sandwich in the waffle iron and press once more till the cheese has fully melted. You can try this with different fillings as you wish, even including bacon to make it a bacon & potato waffle breakfast stack recipe

But always remember to spray oil the waffle iron beforehand to avoid the mixture sticking. 

Full recipe is here

Potato, Cheese & Onion Waffle

This waffle recipe from Pinch Of Nom serves two people, meaning you will need to have two potatoes, spring onions, reduced-fat cheddar, a tablespoon of smash and some seasoning, you also need low-calorie cooking spray to help the waffle iron stay non-stick.

Once again, heat your waffle iron after microwaving your potato's until soft, once your potatoes are soft you can mash them up with a fork and in all your other ingredients. 

Lets the waffle mixture bake in your sprayed waffle iron for around 10 minutes in total till it becomes crisps and ready for serving!

Syn Free Belgian Waffles

Now if you have more of a sweet tooth, then SYN FREE Belgian waffles might be a great option to try at home on your waffle iron. 

These are made with your portion of Healthy Extra B which is what keeps them syn free, and for the recipe, you will need 40g of oats, 2 eggs, some sweetener, Greek yoghurt, cinnamon and vanilla extract. 

To make the recipe you will need to blend the oats till they become oat flour and then mix in your beaten eggs and yoghurt bit by bit, add all your sweetness and spices, spray your waffle iron then allow to cook.

Final Words

Overall, waffles only have around 2.5 syns (depending on the brand), so can be used in your syn allowance for a snack now and then, but to make them syn free, you could always follow the recipes above which give you savoury and sweet options, but don't use up all your syn allowance.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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