How Many Syns In A Boiled Sweet? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
10 July, 2022

Are Boiled Sweets Slimming World Friendly? - Our Syn Guide

If you are the type of person to always have a pack of boiled sweets in your bag or car, you might be wondering if these sweets are high in syns on the slimming world plan?

Are Boiled Sweets Slimming World Friendly?

Boiled sweets have varying syns on the slimming world according to the type of sweet that you choose, on average a 30g serving of boiled sweets will likely use between 4-6 syns, which is average, but you should be careful to eat them within moderation.

Down below, we've discussed in more detail how many boiled sweets you can eat on the slimming world, syn values of boiled sweets as well as some low syn alternatives for when you feel like a sweet treat.

How Many Boiled Sweets Can I Have On Slimming World?

If a 30g portion of boiled sweets can cost you around 6 syns, this means you could have up to around 70g of boiled sweets before using up all your daily 15 syns, this is a lot of sweets, making them a great low syn snack to have.

Still, even though you can consume a lot of boiled sweets for your syns, we would suggest consuming them within moderation since they can be high in sugar. For example, Mint humbugs can have up to 14g of sugar for just a small 25g serving.

Syn Values Of Boiled Sweets

As we mentioned above, boiled sweets come in a huge variety of flavours and types, so to help you stay on track, we've listed some syn values of popular boiled sweets down below.

Syn Values Of Boiled Sweets
  • Aldi Dominion Rhubarb & Custard Boiled Sweets 22g - 1.5 syns per sweet.
  • Grays of Dudley Pear Flavour Drops Hard Boiled Sweets 60g - 6 syns a serving.
  • Sula Liquorice Sugar-Free Boiled Sweets 42g - 0.5 syns a sweet.
  • Tesco Lemon Sherbets 200G - 5 syns.
  • Tesco Chocolate Limes 200G - 5 syns.
  • Free From Fellows Vegan Sugar Free Rhubarb & Custard - 0.5 syns.
  • Free From Fellows Vegan Sugar Free Pear Drops - 0.5 syns.
  • Harvey Nichols Extra Sharp Sherbet Lemons 200g - 10 syns.
  • Harvey Nichols Raspberry Ripple Sweeties 200g - 10 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Sherbet Lemons Sweets Bag 192g - 1.5 syns.
  • M&S Mint Assortments 225g - 5 syns for 25g.
  • Fox's Glacier Fruits 200g - 9.5 syns for 50g.
  • Maynards Bassetts Murray Mints Sweets Bag 193g - 1.5 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Cherry Drops Sweets Multipack 4 x 180g - 1 syn.
  • Bramble House Mixed Fruit Boiled Travel Sweets 200g - 10 syns for 50g.
  • Oatfield Eskimo Mint Flavoured Boiled Sweets 150g - 10 syns.
  • Taveners Tropical Fruits Boiled Sweets - 5 syns.
  • Oatfield Glucose Barley Flavoured Boiled Sweets 150g - 10 syns for 50g.
  • Monmore Confectionery Strawberry & Cream Boiled Sweets 225g - 5 syns.
  • Crilly's Sweets Mint Mixture Hard Boiled Sweets - 5 syns.
  • Bon Bon's Fruit Pips Boiled Sweets 202g - 4 syns.
  • Tesco Sweet Shop Mint Humbugs 200G - 5 syns.
  • Tesco Butter Mintoes 200G - 5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Boiled Sweets

If you find boiled sweets to be too high in syns or maybe you are bored of your regular sweets, we've got some great low-syn alternatives sweets below to help satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • Fruittella Favourites Sweets 4X41g - 1 syn.
  • HARIBO Fruitilicious 30% Less Sugar Bag 165g - 3.5 syns.
  • Maoam 8 Pack Bloxx Chewy Sweets 176G - 1 syn.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 80G - 4 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Soft Jellies Fizzy Fish Sweets Bag 160g - 4.5 syns for four.
  • Aldi Dominion Fruit Chews Sweets 450g - 5 syns for four.
  • HARIBO Goldbears Bag 140g - 4.5 syns.
  • HARIBO Strawberry Softies Bag 160g - 5 syns.
  • Tesco Fizzy Multicolour Sweet Belt 75G - 5 syns for 5 belts.
  • Tesco Jelly Babies 250G - 4.5 syns for 25.
  • Sour Patch Kids Sweets Bag 160g - 4 syns for eight.
  • Barratt Refreshers 34g - 6.5 syns a pack.
  • Rowntree's Randoms Juicers Sweets Sharing Bag 140g - 4 syns.
  • Opal Fruits Original Retro Sweets 152g - 8 syns.
  • Skittles Crazy Sours Sweets Pouch Bag 152g - 8 syns.
  • Dominion Flix N Mix 340g - 5 syns.
  • Dominion Fizzy Pineapple 120g - 1.5 syns.
  • Dominion Twinnies Sour Cherry & Apple Flavour Sweets 160g - 4.5 syns.
  • Dominion Cola Lances 75g - 5 syns.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 32g - 5.5 syns a pack.
  • Rowntrees Jelly tots - 2 syns for 7 sweets.
  • Dominion Liquorice Allsorts 230g - 4.5 syns.
  • Skittles Squishy Cloudz Fruits Sweets Pouch Bag 120g - 5 syns.
  • M&S Colin The Caterpillar Sweets - 2 syns a sweet.
  • Candy Kittens Sour Watermelon Gourmet Sweets 54g - 8.5 syns for the pack.
  • Swizzels Parma Violets 40g - 4 syns a serving.
Low Syn Alternatives To Boiled Sweets

Final Words

Overall, boiled sweets only typically have around 1-2 syns a sweet, a 30g portion would use around 5-6 syns, making them a great low syn sweet treat to have in moderation, they are very high in sugar, however. To save syns we would suggest picking sugar-free sweets which have fewer syns and still taste the same thanks to their sweeteners.

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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