How Many Syns In A Bourbon Biscuit? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
9 July, 2022

Are Bourbon Biscuits High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Syn Guide!

If you feel like having a traditional biscuit and cuppa, you might be tempted to crack open a pack of bourbons, but are they high in syns on the slimming world?

Are Bourbon Biscuits High In Syns?

Bourbon biscuits have on average 3.5 syns per one, making them very high in syns, we would suggest only eating these biscuits in moderation.

Down below, we've put together a short guide which will discuss how many bourbons you can eat on the SW plan, syn values and some low syn alternative biscuits for when you're craving a sweet treat.

How Many Bourbons Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At 3.5 syns for bourbon, you have up to 4 bourbons before using up all of your 15 syn daily allowance, making them quite high in syns. This is because bourbons are quite high in fat and sugar, having on average 3g of fat per biscuit and 3.5g of sugar per one, meaning they should be eaten in moderation.

Syn Values Of Bourbon Biscuits

Most bourbons have a similar syn value no matter where you buy them from, but they can change according to the brand and flavour.

To keep you on track with your syns, we've listed some popular bourbons syn values down below.

  • Tesco Bourbon Creams 296g - 3.5 syns.
  • Tesco Chocolate Orange Bourbons Creams 150g - 3.5 syns.
  • Safeway Bourbons 300g - 3.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Sweet Biscuit Assortment 400g Bourbons - 3.5 syns.
  • Aldi Belmont Bourbons 200g - 3.5 syns.
  • Prewett's Chocolate Bourbons 165g - 7 syns.
  • Lemon's Biscuits 100 Mini packs Bourbons - 3.5 syns.
  • Morrisons Bourbon Creams 300g - 3.5 syns.
  • Lidl Tower Gate Bourbon Creams 400g - 3.5 syns.
  • McVitie's Tasties Bourbon Creams Biscuits 300g - 3.5 syns.
  • M&S Simply Bourbon Biscuits 400g - 3.5 syns.
  • Weight Watchers WW Mini Bourbon Biscuits 78g - 2 syns.
  • Tesco Free From Bourbon Creams 150g - 3.5 syns.
Syn Values Of Bourbon Biscuits

Low Syn Alternatives To Bourbons

If you find bourbon biscuits to be too high in syns and you are looking for a lower syn alternative to have with your afternoon cuppa, we've got some options for you down below.

  • McVitie's Rich Tea Classic Biscuits 300g - 2 syns.
  • McVitie's Digestives The Original 250g - 3.5 syns.
  • McVitie's Jaffa Cakes Original Biscuits 10 Pack - 2.5 syns.
  • Tesco Wheat Biscuits 24 Pack - 7 syns.
  • Love Mallow 6 Pink 'n' Whites Wafers 85g - 2.5 syns.
  • Blue Riband Milk Chocolate Wafer Biscuit Bar Multipack 8 Pack - 4 syns.
  • McVitie's Hobnobs Milk Chocolate 262g - 4 syns.
  • Cadbury Mini Fingers Biscuits Bag 115.8g (6x19.3g) - 5 syns.
  • OREO Original Vanilla Sandwich Biscuits 154g - 2.5 syns.
  • TUNNOCK'S Caramel Wafer Biscuits 8 x 30g - 7 syns.
  • McVitie's Dark Chocolate Digestive Biscuits 266g - 4 syns.
  • McVitie's Ginger Nuts Biscuits 250g - 2.5 syns.
  • Lotus Biscoff 250g - 2 syns.
  • Cadbury Animals Mini Biscuits 7 Pack 139.3g - 5 syns.
  • McVitie's Club Orange Chocolate Biscuit Bars 8pk - 5.5 syns.

Last Words

To conclude, bourbon biscuits are quite high in syns, having 3.5 syns per biscuit due to the fat and sugar inside of the biscuits. You could have up to 4 of these bourbons before using all of your daily syn allowance.

Low Syn Alternatives To Bourbons

If you find bourbons to be too high in syns, there are plenty of other low syn alternatives to check out above which start as little as 2 syns.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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