If you're looking for a sweet treat in the evening as the colder nights draw in, you might be on the hunt for a slimming world-friendly hot chocolate that is low in syns, but what about Galaxy hot chocolate, is it low in syns?
Galaxy hot chocolate has 5 syns for a 25g serving plus 200ml of water making it quite high in syns, we, therefore, suggest using this hot chocolate powder in moderation to avoid using too many syns.
To find out more about the syns in Galaxy hot chocolate, we've put together a syn guide below which will take you through why Galaxy hot chocolate is high in syns, syn values of light hot chocolate, syn values and low syn alternatives.
At 5 syns for a serving, Galaxy hot chocolate is very high in syns, you could have up to three of these hot chocolates before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
Galaxy hot chocolate powder gets its high syn value mainly from the milk fat, sugar and cocoa powder which increases its calorie content. For example, one serving of Galaxy hot chocolate has 16g of sugar.
To save syns, you can always opt for Galaxy light hot chocolate instead which has 2 syns a serving for a 10g portion with 200ml of water.
We recommend weighing out your serving of hot chocolate in order to stay on track with your syns.
Galaxy has a wide range of hot chocolate, not just their regular and light version, to help you stay on track with your syns we've listed them down below.
If you find Galaxy hot chocolate to be too high in syns but your still looking for a sweet treat, we've got some great low-syn alternatives for you to check out below.
Overall, Galaxy hot chocolate is quite high in syns, having 5 syns a serving meaning you can have up to three servings before using all your 15 syn daily allowance. This hot chocolate powder gets most of its syns from the sugar content having up to 16g of sugar in one cup.
To save syns we recommend choosing lighter hot chocolate powder or reduces sugar options which often have less fat too.