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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.