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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.