We all need a sweet treat now and then, even when you are dieting, but to keep your custard slices from affecting your weight loss, you need to ensure your tracking their syns.
Custard slices typically have between 12.5 and 14 syns per slice, making them very high in syns, this means they should only be eaten in moderation when you have enough room in your allowance.
We've put together a short guide below, explaining why custard slices are so high in syns, some varying syn values and some low syn alternatives for when your craving something sweet.
At 12.5 to 14 syns custard slices are very high in syns, you would need to save your whole allowance to be able to enjoy one, most of the syns inside of these slices come from the pastry, vanilla icing and custard inside them.
They typically have between 11-13 grams of fat per slice due to the custard as well as around 25g of sugar!
This is not to say you can't eat a custard slice in slimming world but always ensure you eat them in moderation.
Custard slices vary in syns according to the brand and how they are made, so to help you out we've listed some of their varying syn values from different brands below.
If you find custard slices to be too high in syns, other similar alternatives are low in syns too, we've listed a few options below.
Overall, custard slices are fine to have in slimming world if you have enough room in your allowance, we do suggest eating them in moderation because of their high fat and sugar content. To save syns it might be worth checking out low syn bakery slices as alternatives from our list above when you craving something sweet.