How Many Syns In Apple Pie? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
13 January, 2023

Is An Apple Pie High In Syns On Slimming World? Can I Have It?

If you are craving an apple pie with some ice cream for dessert, you need to consider the syns in this traditional dessert since it's often loaded with sugar and ingredients like custard.

Is An Apple Pie High In Syns On Slimming World?

Apple pie has varying syns according to how it is made, on average, you can expect a slice to have 12.5 syns which is nearly your whole daily syn allowance. 

Down below, we will discuss in more detail why apple pie is high in syns, some varying syn values and how to make your own SW-friendly apple pie at home.

Why Is Apple Pie So High In Syns?

At 12.5 syns for a slice, apple pie is very high in syns, consuming the majority of your 15 syns per day. Apple pie gets its high syn value from ingredients such as butter and milk which are naturally high in calories, sugar also makes the pie high in syns.

For example, a slice of Tesco apple lattice pie has nearly 10g of fat and 17.5g of sugar, you also need to consider extras like custard which add syns, custard has on average 4.5 syns serving, added with a slice can take your whole daily syn allowance.

Syn Values Of Apple Pie

Apple pie has varying syn values according to the ingredients and size, we've listed some general syn values below to help you stay on track.

Syn Values Of Apple Pie
  • Mr Kipling 6 Bramley Apple Pies - 10.5 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Bramley Apple Pie 550g - 12 syns.
  • Mr Kipling 6 Bramley Apple & Blackcurrant Pies - 10.5 syns.
  • Asda The Bakery Apple Pie 550g - 11.5 syns.
  • M&S Bramley Apple Lattice Puff Pie 485g - 14 syns.
  • Aldi Holly Lane 6 Bramley Apple Pies 338g - 10.5 syns.
  • Aunt Bessie's Proper Apple Pie 550g - 11.5 syns.
  • Kirsty's Luxury Apple Pie 322g - 12.5 syns.
  • M&S Food Apple Pie Bites 170g - 5 syns.
  • M&S Bramley Apple and Blackberry Puff Pastry Pie 470g - 13 syns.

How To Make SW Apple Pie At Home

If you are craving a slice of apple pie but don't want to spend syns, you can always make your own at home with our recipe below.

This only has 4 syns a serving.


  • One and a half spoons of sweetener.
  • Four medium apples.
  • Pinch of mixed spice.
  • Four filo pastry sheets.
  • Teaspoons of icing sugar.


  1. Start by heating your oven to gas mark 5 then put the apple, sweetener, spices and water in a pan and simmer for around 10 minutes.
  2. Pour the mixture into a one-litre oven dish, place one sheet of filo pastry on a surface, scrunch the pastry up then place it on top of the apples.
  3. Spray again then bake for 20 minutes.
How To Make SW Apple Pie At Home

Last Words

Overall, apple pies can be very high in syns due to ingredients such as butter, milk and sugar, to save syns we recommend having a small portion or making your own low-syn version at home, swapping high-calorie ingredients such as sugar for sweetener.

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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