How Many Syns In Cranberry Sauce? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
1 February, 2023

How Many Syns In Cranberry Sauce? Can I Have It On The Slimming World Plan?

If you are having a roast dinner and want some cranberry sauce on the side, you will need to make sure you are synning this sauce despite it being made out of fruit.

Can I Have Cranberry Sauce On The Slimming World Plan?

Cranberry sauce has typically 1.5 syns on the slimming world plan, making it a great low-syn sauce to add flavour to dishes. 

We've put together a syn guide below which will take you through how much cranberry sauce you can have on the slimming world plan, syn values of cranberry sauce and a SW recipe to make your own!

How Much Cranberry Sauce Can I Have On Slimming World?

At 1.5 syns a tablespoon, you can have up to 10 spoons of cranberry sauce on the SW plan before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.

Cranberry sauce is relatively low in syns thanks to its simple ingredients of just cranberry and sugar, we would be cautious of the sugar content, however, with one spoon packing up to 7g.

Syn Values Of Cranberry Sauce

There's a wide range of Cranberry sauce brands on the market, to help you keep on track with syns, we've listed a few options below.

Syn Values Of Cranberry Sauce
  • Sainsbury's Cranberry Sauce 250ml - 1.5 syns.
  • Tesco Cranberry Sauce 200g - 1.5 syns.
  • Asda Cranberry Sauce 200g - 1.5 syns.
  • Colman's Cranberry Sauce 165g - 1.5 syns.
  • Morrisons Cranberry Sauce 200g - 1.5 syns.
  • Co-op Cranberry Sauce 190g - 1.5 syns.
  • Essential Waitrose Cranberry Sauce 305g - 1.5 syns.
  • Aldi Bramwells Smooth Cranberry Sauce 200g - 1.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Cranberry Sauce 220g - 1.5 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Cranberry & Port Sauce 230g - 1.5 syns.

Our SW Recipe For Cranberry Sauce

If you feel like getting creative in the kitchen, why not make your own cranberry sauce at home? Our recipe below is also low in syns and healthy!


  • 300g of cranberries.
  • 80g of sweetener.
  • Zest and juice of an orange.
  • Pinch of salt.


  1. Start by heating the orange juice and zest then add in the sweetener so it can dissolve, add in cranberries then pour the mix into a jar and store.
Our SW Recipe For Cranberry Sauce

Last Words

Overall, cranberry sauce is fairly low in syns, having just 1.5 syns a tablespoon allowing you to have up to 10 spoons before using all your daily syn allowance. We suggest having this sauce in moderation however because of its high sugar content.

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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