How Many Syns In An Almond Magnum? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
22 March, 2022

Can I Eat Almond Magnums On Slimming World?

Rich almond magnum, is it good for weight management?

If you like a sweet treat after dinner then you're probably a fan of almond magnums, on the slimming world plan you can enjoy these ice creams providing their syns are within your allowance, so just how many do they have?

The average bar of an almond Magnum has 13.5 syns in, making them very high in syns, so they should only be eaten in moderation when your syns allow. 

To help you stay on track with your plan we've composed a guide below to discuss why almond magnums are so high in syns, the syn value of their other bars and some low syn alternatives.

Why Is Magnum Almond Ice Cream So High In Syns?

Chilled almond magnum with vanilla inside, packed with a ton of sugar and fat

At 13.5 syns a bar, Magnum almond ice creams take up nearly your whole 15 syn daily allowance, these syns mostly come from the high fat and sugar content due to the cream inside, but since the ice cream contains almonds, this also pushes the calories up.

Magnum's almond ice cream comes in a few different types such as their tub and the vegan version, we've listed the other syn values of them below to help you compare.

Magnum Ice Cream Almond Flavour Syns

  • Mini Almond Ice Cream Bar - 7.5 syns.
  • Almond Duet Ice Cream Bar - 12 syns.
  • Almond Non-Dairy Dessert Bar - 12 syns.
  • Double Almond Brown Butter Ice Cream Tub - 18 syns.

Magnum Ice Cream Bars Syns

If you find the Magnum almond ice cream to be too high in syns there are plenty of other flavours to try with varying syns we will list below.

Magnum Ice Cream Bars

  • Double Chocolate Vanilla Truffle Ice Cream Bar - 13 syns. 
  • Double Caramel Ice Cream Bar - 13 syns.
  • Chocolate Duet Ice Cream Bar - 11.5 syns.
  • Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Bar - 10 syns.
  • White Chocolate Ice Cream Bar - 10.5 syns.
  • Double Chocolate Ice Cream Bar - 13 syns.
  • Cookie Duet Ice Cream Bar - 12 syns.
  • Double Raspberry Ice Cream Bar - 12.5 syns.

Low Syn Almond Ice Cream Alternatives To Magnum

Häagen-Dazs magnum which has lower calories

Almond Magnums are very high in syns, but this doesn't mean you can't enjoy some almond ice cream from other brands, we've listed a few low syn alternatives for you to check out below.

  • Haagen Dazs Chocolate Choc. Almond Stick Bars 3 x 80ml - 12.5 syns.
  • Jude's Mini Chocolate, Almond & White Lower Calorie Ice Cream 6 x 50ml - 5 syns.
  • Oppo Madagascan Vanilla & Almond Low Calorie 3 x 80ml - 6.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Indulgence Ice Cream, Almond Chocolate - 12 syns.
  • Gianni's Almond Ice Creams 4 Pack - 12.5 syns.
  • ASDA Heavenly Moments Chocolate Almond Crunch Ice Creams 3 Pack - 11 syns.
  • Morrisons V Taste Dark Chocolate & Almond Ice Cream Sticks 4 x 110ml - 13 syns.
  • Morrisons Milk Chocolate & Almond Amour Lollies 3 x 120ml - 13 syns.

Final Words

Overall, Magnums almond ice creams are very high in syns, a 13.5 syns for one bar, if you want to treat yourself to one of these on the plan you would need to save most of your syns for the day, to save syns we would suggest going for the mini version instead which cuts the syns in half or checking out some of our lower syn alternatives with options as low as 5 syns.

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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