Are Custard Creams High In Syns? - Our Unofficial Slimming World Syn Guide!
Custard creams are a British favourite, and most of the time, off-limits when dieting, but not on the slimming world plan, you can happily indulge on these biscuits every day as long as they fit in your daily syn allowance.
Custard creams have on average 3 syns per biscuit, making them low in syns, you can have up to five of them on the slimming world plan before using all of your 15 daily syns.
We've composed a slimming world syn guide below which will take you through why Custard creams have syns, some syn values and low syn alternatives for syn friendly snacking.
Why Do Custard Creams Have Syns?
At 3 syns per custard cream, you can have up to five of these biscuits before using all your syn allowance, making them low in syns.
Custard creams typically have a low syn value due to their small size and low-calorie content, they are however high in sugar, with the average custard cream having 3.4g of sugar, we, therefore, suggest having these biscuits in moderation.
Syn Values Of Custard Creams
Custard creams have a similar syn value no matter the brand, but so that you can stay on track with your syns we've listed a variety below.
Tesco Custard Creams 400g - 3 syns.
Asda Custard Creams 400g - 3 syns.
Aldi Belmont Biscuits Custard Creams 300g - 3 syns.
If you find custard creams to be too high in syns, or maybe you are curious about the syns in other popular biscuits, we've got some great alternatives for you to check out below such as wafers and bourbons.
TUNNOCK'S Caramel Wafer Biscuits 8 x 30g - 7 syns.
McVitie's Dark Chocolate Digestive Biscuits 266g - 4 syns.
McVitie's Ginger Nut Biscuits 250g - 2.5 syns.
Cadbury Animals Mini Biscuits 7 Pack 139.3g - 5 syns.
McVitie's Club Orange Chocolate Biscuit Bars 8pk - 5.5 syns.
Overall, Custard creams are low in syns, having three syns per biscuit, meaning you can have up to five on the 15 syn daily allowance plan. These biscuits are low in syns due to their small size but are high in sugar, so we suggest having them in moderation.
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.