How Many Syns In A Brunch Bar? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
10 July, 2022

Are Brunch Bars Slimming World Friendly? - Our Syn Guide

If you're looking for an easy breakfast or a quick snack, you might be tempted to stock up on some Brunch bars, but are they slimming world friendly? Do they have syns?

Are Brunch Bars Slimming World Friendly?

Brunch bars have on average 6.5 syns per bar, making them very high in syns, we would therefore only suggest having these bars as the occasional treat or snack when your syns allow.

In our guide below, we will discuss why Brunch bars are so high in syns, syn values and some low syn alternative breakfast/snack bars to keep you going throughout the day.

Why Are Brunch Bars So High In Syns?

At 6.5 syns per Brunch bar, you might be shocked at the syns in these little bars, just two could cost you nearly your whole daily syn allowance.

These brunch bars get their high syn value from the sugar and fat content due to their milk chocolate coatings, for example, the milk chocolate Cadbury brunch bar has nearly 5g of fat and 8g of sugar in.

Syn Values Of Brunch Bars

Cadbury's Brunch bars come in a few different flavours with similar syn values, to help you stay on track, we've listed their syn values down below.

Syn Values Of Brunch Bars
  • Cadbury Bournville Brunch Bar Choc Chip 5 Pack 160g - 6.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Brunch Bar Raisin 6 Pack 192g - 6.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Brunch Bar Peanut 6 Pack 192g - 7 syns.
  • Cadbury Protein Brunch Bar Peanut 5 Pack 160g - 7.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Protein Brunch Bar Cranberry & Nut 5 Pack 160g - 7.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Brunch Bars

If your find Brunch bars to be too high in syns and you are looking for a low syn alternative to grab and go in the morning, we've got you covered with some low syn alternative cereal/brunch bars down below.

  • Soreen Banana Lunchbox Loaves - 4.5 syns per 30g loaf.
  • Soreen Malt Lunchbox Loaves - 4.5 syns per 30g loaf. 
  • Tesco 6 Apple Fruity Bakes 222G - 7 syns a bar. 
  • Belvita Soft Bakes Chocolate Chip 250G - 10 syns per 50g serving.
  • Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Variety Cereal Bars 5 X 42G - 10 syns for a two-pack.
  • Tesco Oat & Honey Granola Bars 6 Pack 180G - 7 syns per bar. 
  • Graze Salted Caramel Wow Bakes 24g - 4.5 syns a bake.  
  • Nutella B-ready 22g - 6 syns.
  • Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Chocolate Chip 6X45g - 9 syns.
  • Eat Natural Protein Bar 3 X 45G - 11.5 syns.
  • Go Ahead Yogurt Breaks Forest Fruit 5X35.5G - 3.5 syns.
  • Stoats Chocolate Oaty Squares 4X25g - 5 syns.
  • Stoats Salted Caramel Oaty Squares 4X25g - 5 syns.
  • Go Ahead Apple Bakes 6X35g - 6.5 syns.
  • Kellogg's Rice Krispie Squares Chocolate 4X36g - 8 syns.
  • Jordans Frusli Wild Berry 6X30g - 6 syns.
  • Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Milk Bars 6X20g - 4 syns.
  • Kellogg's Coco Pops Cereal Bar 6 X 20G - 4 syns.
  • Tesco Salted Caramel Munch Bars 192G - 6.5 syns.
  • Tesco Raisin Munch Bar 6X32g - 6.5 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Brunch Bars

Final Words

Overall, Cadbury's Brunch bars are very high in syns, due to their high sugar and fat content from the chocolate coating of the bars, with one having up to 6.5 syns, which is nearly half your daily syn allowance.

To save syns we would suggest opting for a healthier low syn bar, with options from our list above starting as low as 4 syns.

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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