Jelly babies are one of the most delicious jelly sweets on the market, this makes them very moreish and addictive, which is a problem for us who are on a diet like slimming world.
Luckily, jelly babies firm jelly only has one syn per sweet, allowing you to have up to 15 if you use all your syns on the jelly sweets.
However, not all of us want to waste all our slimming world syns on this jelly mix, so to help you out, we have listed a few low syn alternative sweets below for you to try, as well as some slimming world friendly recipes if you would like to make your own syn free jelly sweets.
Jelly babies sweets can be enjoyed on the slimming world diet with moderation, at 1 syn each you could choose to have a few or up to 15, these jelly mixes are high in sugar however, so beware if you are trying to cut down on the sugar level in your diet.
It is worth noting, some firm jelly sweets might meet your sugar craving which are even lower in syns which we will get on to next.
We have listed a few low syn alternatives to jelly babies and other great sweets with their syns values that you can enjoy in moderation on the slimming world diet below.
If you still crave jelly mix sweets and aren't keen on any alternative, the good news is, you can make your own low syn/syn free jelly crystals and sweets right at home from a single recipe.
We have listed our favourite ones below.
This recipe will make around 50 slimming world Haribo sweets and comes in at 3 syns for the whole batch due to it being made with sugar-free jelly.
We have a very similar jelly sweet recipe to the above, except these slimming world Haribo style sweets involve the option of adding a yoghurt coating.
Overall, Jelly babies are not too high in syns and can be eaten in moderation in the slimming world diet, you can also try creating your own low syn jelly sweets with cheap ingredients if you want to have more control about the sugar content of your sweets.