How Many Syns In A Fruit Scone? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
8 May, 2022

Are Fruit Scones Okay To Eat On Slimming World?

If you are a lover of scones and a cuppa tea, you might be wondering if it's okay to eat them in a slimming world and still lose weight?

Fruit scones have around 12-15 syns depending on the brand you buy and the fruit they have mixed in, making them very high in syns, they should only be eaten in moderation on the slimming world plan.

How Many Syns In A Fruit Scone?

To keep you on track while enjoying your scones, we've put together a small guide below which will take you through why scones are so high in syns, some syn values of scones from different brands as well as how to make your own SW friendly scones.

Why Are Fruit Scones So High In Syns?

Scones have around 12-15 syns depending on the type you buy using most of your daily syn allowance for the day, excluding any fillings such as cream or jam.

These treats get their high syn value from the butter and sugar content inside which adds to the high-fat value, some scones can even have up to 14g of fat for just one scone.

This doesn't mean scones can't be enjoyed on the slimming world diet however as long as you factor them into your syns as well as the fillings inside of them.

Syn Values Of Different Fruit Scones

As we mentioned above, the syn values of your scones will vary according to the brand that you buy due to different fat and sugar contents as well as types of fruits inside.

We've listed below some different fruit scone syn values to give you an idea of what to expect.

How Many Syns In A Fruit Scone?
  • Tesco Finest All-Butter Fruit Scones 2 Pack - 15 syns.
  • Tesco Finest 4 All Butter & Sultana Scones - 12.5 syns.
  • Tesco Free From 2 Sultana Scones - 11 syns.
  • H.W. Nevills Sultana Scones 10 Pack - 7 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Sultana Scones, Taste the Difference x4 - 12 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Sultana Scones x6 - 10.5 syns.
  • Gluten Free Kitchen Vegan Sultana Scones - 18 syns.
  • M&S Made Without All Butter Fruit Scones - 12.5 syns.
  • M&S 2 Strawberry Scones - 12.5 syns.
  • M&S All Butter Sultana Scones - 12.5 syns.
  • Morrisons Sultana Scones - 10 syns.
  • Morrisons The Best All Butter Sultana Scone - 12 syns.
  • Morrisons Savers Sultana Scones - 7 syns.

How To Make Your Own SW Friendly Fruit Scones

One way to reduce the syns inside of your fruit scones is by making your scones at home which are more slimming world friendly.

We've listed the ingredient details below which makes five scones at just 4 syns per one!


  • 30g of raisins.
  • 100g of self-raising flour.
  • Two spoons of sweetener of choice.
  • Syn free small yoghurt.
  • Low cal cooking spray.


  1. Start the scones by mixing your flour, sweetener and raisins in a bowl, at this point preheat your oven to 180 degrees too.
  2. Add the yoghurt of your choice bit by bit until the scones become a doughy consistency, stop adding yoghurt at this point even if you have some leftovers.
  3. Grease a baking tray with the low cal cooking spray then break up the scone dough into five even pieces and bake for around 20 minutes or until they are golden.
How Many Syns In A Fruit Scone?

Should I Eat Fruit Scones On SW?

To conclude, fruit scones will not affect your weight loss in the slimming world as long as you spare yourself a syn allowance for them but remember you need to syn any fillings as well. If you love scones but not their syns, then why not try making a slimming world friendly version with our recipe above which has under half of the syns as a standard fruit scone.

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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