There's nothing quite like a pre-dinner Aperol Spritz on a summer's day, and luckily, on the slimming world plan, you enjoy a cocktail or two as long as your choice of drink fits within your 15 syn daily allowance.
Aperol Spritz in particular has 7 syns for a 200ml serving, making it quite a high-syn cocktail, you could have up to two before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
We've put together a syn guide below which will take you through why Aperol Spritz is so high in syns as well as some low syn cocktail alternatives to help you save syns.
At around 7 syns for a 200ml serving, Aperol Spritz is quite high in syns, allowing you to have up to two drinks before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
This cocktail gets its high syn value from the prosecco (which we have a syn guide here for) and the Aperol Spritz itself which is quite high in sugar.
We recommend having this cocktail in moderation on the plan to avoid using too many syns and mix drinks with water to help slow down your consumption.
If you find Aperol Spritz to be too high in syns, we've listed the syn values of some other popular cocktails below to give you more options.
To conclude, Aperol Spritz is high in syns, having 7 syns for a 200ml glass, allowing you to have up to two glasses before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan. This cocktail gets its high syn value from the prosecco and the sugar in the spritz, we, therefore, suggest having it in moderation.
In order to save syns, we recommend having drinks alternately with water on the plan, if you are interested in the syns in other alcoholic drinks like wine, we have a great syn guide here.