What Is The Syn Value Of Aunt Bessies Apple Crumble?
Everyone needs a treat now and then, even when you are on a diet, but how perfect can it be if your treat fits within your syns and doesn't affect your weight loss?
If you've decided to treat yourself to a nice slice of Aunt Bessie's apple crumble this will set you back 12 syns, meaning you would need to save most of your daily syn allowance for this treat.
In our guide below we will cover whether or not it's okay to eat Aunt Bessie's apple crumble on the Slimming World plan, some other crumble alternatives and a few SW low syn apple crumble recipes for you to try to fix your cravings.
Can I Eat Aunt Bessies Apple Crumble On Slimming World?
One of the best advantages of the Slimming World plan is that you can eat anything you want in moderation, as long as it does not push you over your syn allowance.
There is no reason as to why you can't have a slice of Aunt Bessie's apple crumble now and then as long as you save your syns for it. The reason why this dish is high in syns is down to the fat and sugar inside of the crumble, most SW users have a 15 syn a day allowance, meaning you would only have 2 syns left.
Low Syn Alternatives To Aunt Bessies Apple Crumble
If your looking for some similar or low syn alternatives to Aunt Bessie's apple crumble then you might be interested in checking out our list below, this covers all the syn values of crumbles from a variety of brands so as you can see which is the lowest in syns.
M&S Apple Bramley pie - 17 syns per slice.
M&S Bramley apple & blackberry crumble - 17 syns per slice.
Tesco rhubarb crumble - 15 syns a slice.
Deliciously Ella blackberry and apple crumble - 13 syns per portion.
Mr Kipling custard, apple and pear crumble tarts - 10.5 syns a tart.
Tesco free from caramel apple crumble tarts - 8 syns a tart.
Sainsbury's Bramley apple crumble - 15.5 syns per crumble.
Sainsbury's Be Good To Yourself apple and blackberry crumbles - 10 syns per crumble.
Sainsbury's Free From apple crumble slices - 7 syns a slice.
ASDA traybake apple crumbles - 14 syns a slice.
ASDA basic apple crumble - 14 syns a slice.
ASDA Free From apple crumble pies - 8 syns a pie.
Aunt Bessie's apple pie - 18 syns a portion.
Morrison's apple crumbles (family version) - 17.5 syns a slice.
Morrison's small apple crumbles - 17 syns per crumble.
Morrison's basic apple crumble - 14.5 syns a slice.
Slimming World Friendly Apple Crumble Recipes
No matter the brand of apple crumble you choose, these supermarket desserts are very high in syns, which is down to the fat and sugar content inside of the crumble. So rather than waste all your syns, why not make your low syn apple crumble which is slimming world friendly and still tasty!
We have listed a few different low syn apple crumble recipes for you to try out below.
Slimming World Apple & Blackberry Crumble
This recipe will cost you around 6.5 syns which is nearly half the amount of supermarket crumbles and is super easy to make, the total serving is for four people.
2 dessert apples make sure these are peeled, cored then cut them into chunks.
180g of blackberries.
1 tbsp of your sweetener of choice.
Fromage frais (fat-free) for serving.
45g of self-raising flour.
1 tsp of cinnamon and ginger.
Pinch of allspice.
45g of low-fat spread cut into small pieces.
2 tbsp of sugar.
First of all heat your oven to gas mark 5 or 6 depending on how hot your oven gets then place your blackberries, chopped apples and sweetener into a bowl, add in 5 tbsp of water at this stage too and divide them between 4 ramekins for baking.
Mix your flour and apple crumble spices together then rub your butter into the crumble mixture till you get the texture you desire. Top each ramekin with your crumble and sprinkle with a teaspoon of normal sugar plus some extra cinnamon for dusting.
Bake your apple and blackberry crumbles for around 20 minutes, if not done add an extra 5 then serve with some fat-free fromage frais.
Basic SW Friendly Apple Crumble
This basic apple crumble is also 6.5 syns a slice, however, it doesn't include blackberry and is baked as an actual pie rather than in individual dishes, the whole crumble serves 6 people.
55g of dessert apples, peeled, cored and sliced.
1 tsp of cinnamon spice.
Grated zest and juice of one orange.
4 tbsp of your sweetener of choice.
115g of self-raising flour.
45g of low fat spread melted.
180 of fat free fromage frais.
Preheat your oven to gas mark 6 then place your apples into an ovenproof dish with the zest, juice, cinnamon and half of your sweetener.
Make your crumble by mixing the flour and sweetener then pouring over your melted low fat spread. Mix with a fork until crumbly.
Bake your pie for around 25 minutes or until golden.
Low Syn Apple Crumble
This is one of our smartest low syn apples crumbles to try out when you crave this dessert, it comes in at only 3.5 syns a serving and uses oats as the crumble, counting towards half of your Hex B allowance. The total serving size is 6 people.
Low cal cooking spray.
600 g cooking apples prepared.
2 tsp orange juice.
4 tbsp of sweetener.
1 tsp of cinnamon spice and allspice.
100g of porridge oats (half HexB).
50g of low fat spread.
Preheat your oven to gas mark 5 then spray 6 dishes with your low cal cooking spray to prevent sticking.
Mix your apples, orange juice, half the sweetener and spice then portion between the 6 ramekins.
Melt your spread, stir in the oats and place on top of your dishes, bake for 20 minutes total.
Overall, Aunt Bessie's apple crumble is pretty high in syns due to the high level of fat and sugar content inside from the apples and butter in the crumble itself, this doesn't mean you can't enjoy a slice in moderation now and then however as long as you have enough room in your syn allowance.
You could also try our SW low syn crumble recipes above which won't use up all your syns and still satisfies your crumble cravings!
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.