How Many Syns In Fudge? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
8 August, 2022

Is Fudge High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Syn Guide

If you love sweet foods, then you might be wondering about sweets like fudge, can you have them on slimming world, or are they too high in syns and sugar?

Is Fudge High In Syns On Slimming World?

Fudge has varying syns according to the size and favour chose, on average, you can expect a square of plain vanilla fudge weighing 15g to have between 2.5-5syns, making it a fairly low syn sweet but should be indulged in within moderation.

In our syn guide below, we will discuss how many squares of fudge you can have on slimming world, syn values of fudge, low syn alternative candy and a recipe for making your own SW fake fudge.

How Much Fudge Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At 2.5-5 syns for a 15g square, fudge is moderate in syns compared to other kinds of sweets, you could have around 3-6 pieces before using all of your 15 syn daily allowances, but this does depend on the size of the fudge square.

We would suggest consuming fudge mindfully however because it can be very high in fat and sugar due to the condensed cream inside. For example, one portion of Tesco fudge has 5.5 syns and up to 4g of fat plus 19g of sugar.

Syn Values Of Fudge

Fudge has varying syns according to the size of the pieces and flavours, to help you stay on track with your syns, we've listed some popular brands along with their syn values down below.

Syn Values Of Fudge
  • Tesco Salted Caramel Fudge 125G - 5.5 syns.
  • Tesco All Butter Fudge 125G - 5.5 syns.
  • Candy King Vanilla Fudge (Pick & Mix Sweets) - 3.5 syns.
  • Candy King Chocolate Covered Fudge (Pick & Mix Sweets) - 2.5 syns.
  • Candy King Duo Fudge (Pick & Mix Sweets) - 3.5 syns.
  • Tesco Dairy Fudge 175G - 5.5 syns.
  • The Candy Co. Cornwall Clotted Cream Fudge 150g - 6.5 syns a serving.
  • Asda Extra Special Handmade Clotted Cream Fudge 150g - 7 syns.
  • Asda Dairy Fudge 200g - 5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's All Butter Salted Caramel Fudge 150g - 6 syns for two pieces.
  • Sainsbury's Mini Cornish Fudge Chunks 100g - 2.5 syns for 10g.
  • M&S Clotted Cream Fudge 135g - 4 syns.
  • Sainsbury's All Butter Fudge 150g - 6 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Fudge

If you find fudge to be too high in syns, but you're still craving something sweet, we've got some great low-syn alternatives for you to check out down below.

  • Cadbury Chocolate Eclairs 166G - 1.5 syns.
  • Tesco Chocolate Eclairs 175G - 6 syns.
  • Sula Sugar Free Butterscotch Boiled Sweets 42g - 0.5 syns.
  • Tesco Toffee 175G - 5.5 syns.Galaxy Orange Truffle Gift Box - 5 syns a serving.
  • Cadbury White Chocolate Truffle Flowers - 6.5 syns.
  • M&S Swiss Dark Chocolate Truffles - 4 syns.
  • Ferrero Rocher 24 Pieces Boxed Chocolates 300G - 4 syns per one.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate Bar 200G - 6.5 syns a serving.
  • Cadbury Milk Chocolate Giant Buttons Share Bag 240G - 6.5 syns a serving.

Our SW Recipe For Fake Fudge

If you are craving some fudge but don't want to spend the syns, we've got a great low-syn SW-friendly fudge recipe for you to try at home below, plus it's super easy to make!


  • One Muller fat-free toffee yogurt.
  • One mashed banana.
  • Two sachets of sweetener.


  1. Start by mixing the yogurt, banana and sweetener into a bowl, freeze for twenty minutes, take out of the freezer then cut into squares.
Our SW Recipe For Fake Fudge

Final Words

To conclude, fudge is average in syns, having between 2.5-5 syns a piece, meaning you could have between 3-6 syns before using all of your allowance, fudge gets its syns mainly from the sugar inside, therefore we would suggest consuming 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.
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