How Many Syns In Caster Sugar? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
2 February, 2023

How Many Syns In Caster Sugar? Is It High In Syns On Slimming World?

If you're looking to bake some goods with caster sugar or use it to sweeten drinks, you might be curious as to how many syns caster sugar has on the slimming world.

How Many Syns In Caster Sugar?

Caster sugar has 1 syn per teaspoon, making it quite low in syns, but should be had in moderation since a tablespoon could have up to 3 syns on the plan.

Down below in our syn guide, we will discuss how much caster sugar you can have on slimming world, syn values of sugar and some low syn alternatives to help save you syns.

How Much Caster Sugar Can I Have On Slimming World?

At 1 syn a teaspoon, you can have up to 15 teaspoons of caster sugar on the slimming world plan before using all your syns making it low in syns but should be consumed within moderation.

We recommend measuring out your portion of caster sugar on the slimming world plan to avoid using too many syns by accident.

Sugar Syn Values

Sugar has a similar syn value no matter the type you choose, to help you compare syns, we've listed some different options down below.

Sugar Syn Values
  • Sainsbury's Fairtrade Golden Caster Cane Sugar 1kg - 1 syn a teaspoon.
  • Aldi The Pantry Caster Sugar 1kg - 1 syn.
  • Sainsbury's White Caster Sugar 500g - 1 syn.
  • White Sugar - 1 syn.
  • Demerara Sugar - 1 syn.
  • Tesco Light Brown Soft Sugar 1kg - 1 syn.
  • Tesco Dark Brown Soft Sugar 500g - 1 syn.
  • Tesco Dark Brown Muscovado Sugar 500g - 1 syn.
  • The Raw Chocolate Co Organic Coconut Blossom Sugar 230g - 1 syn.
  • Waitrose Demerara Raw Cane Sugar 1kg - 1 syn.

Low Syn Alternatives To Caster Sugar

If you find caster sugar to be too high in syns, there are plenty of low-syn alternatives to check out to sweeten your drinks and baked goods without too many syns.

  • Tesco Granulated Sweetener Sucralose 75G - SYN FREE.
  • Groovy Food Agave Light And Mild 250Ml - 0.5 syns per teaspoon.
  • Coconut sugar - 1 syns a teaspoon.
  • Silverspoon Tablet Sweetener 400Pk - SYN FREE.
  • Tesco Pure Set Honey 454G - 2.5 syns per tablespoon.
  • Tesco Golden Syrup 680G - 2.5 syns.
  • Purevia Caster Sugar Alternative 370G - SYN FREE.
  • Splenda Low-Calorie Sweetener Granulated 125G - SYN FREE.
  • Tesco Squeezy Honey 340G - 2.5 syns per tablespoon.
Low Syn Alternatives To Caster Sugar

Final Words

Overall, caster sugar is quite low in syns having just 1 syn per teaspoon, you could have up to 15 teaspoons of this sugar on the SW plan before using all your 15 syn daily allowance. To keep on track with your syns we would suggest weighing out your portion of sugar on the plan.

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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