There's nothing quite like a crumpet with some butter and a cuppa, but these pieces of bread are unfortunately not syn free on the slimming world plan so you need to ensure your tracking their syns.
Crumpets can have different syns according to their size and where you buy them from, most have about 5 syns for the average crumpet however, making them okay to eat in moderation is the slimming world plan.
We've discussed in further detail below how many crumpets you can eat in the slimming world, syn values of different branded crumpets as well as two ways to use your crumpets in some low syn recipes.
For five syns a crumpet, you could have up to three before using up your whole 15 syn daily allowances, making them low in syns.
This can change however according to the type of crumpet you buy, for example, Warburtons large crumpets have 9 syns making them very high in syns while Kingsmill crumpet thins only have 2.5 syns, making them much more syn friendly.
You should also be mindful about the butter you put on your crumpet, adding a thin spread of full-fat butter could give another 2.5 syns to your crumpet, making it half of your daily syn allowance for just one. Choosing reduced fat butter is the better option, adding only 1 syn.
This doesn't mean you can't enjoy the occasional crumpet on slimming world when your syns allow, you just have to ensure that you eat them in moderation and be mindful of the butter.
As we mentioned above, you'll find most standard crumpets have a similar syn value, but this can vary slightly according to the size and brand.
We've listed some syn values below to help you compare.
If you feel like getting creative in the kitchen, there are a few creative ways you can enjoy your crumpets in some slimming world recipes.
We've put together two recipes below for a sweet and savoury breakfast.
These brekky egg crumpets are super easy to make and cost you only five syns each if your crumpets are 4.5 syns.
For people who have a sweet tooth, this lotus biscoff crumpet recipe has 7.5 syn but is worth it if you're craving something like a dessert for breakfast, it serves two people.
To conclude, crumpets are fairly low in syns depending on the size you get, most average crumpets have 5 syns for one, however, to save syns you can opt for crumpet thins which only have 2.5 syns per one.
We would be careful when adding butter to your crumpets since this can add an extra 2.5 syns to your crumpet, totalling half of your daily syn allowance, instead opt for a reduced-fat spread to keep your crumpets low in syns.