How Many Syns In Lemon Sorbet? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
19 July, 2022

Is Lemon Sorbet High In Syns? Can I Have It On Slimming World?

If you are a sorbet kind of lover rather than an ice cream lover, you might be wondering how many syns sorbet has on the slimming world plan, is it lower in syns than ice cream?

Is Lemon Sorbet High In Syns? Can I Have It On Slimming World?

Lemon sorbet has on average between 4.5 and 5.5 syns for 100ml, this depends on the brand you buy and the ingredients, however, making it low in syns.

In our syn guide below, we will take you through how much lemon sorbet you can have on the slimming world, syn values of lemon sorbet, low syn sorbet alternatives and a recipe for making your SW-friendly sorbet at home!

How Much Lemon Sorbet Can I Have On Slimming World?

At 4.5-5.5 syns for 100ml you could have up to three-four servings of sorbet before using up all your daily syn allowance, making it a great low syn sweet treat.

Sorbet is low in syns in comparison to other iced desserts like ice cream since it doesn't contain cream, simply just sugar syrup and juice from the fruit. This doesn't mean that sorbet isn't high in sugar however with a 100ml serving having up to 15g of sugar, we would therefore suggest having it in moderation.

Lemon Sorbet Syn Values

Lemon sorbet comes in a wide range of types with varying syns from different brands, to help you stay on track, we've listed some popular syn values down below.

  • Tesco Lemon Sorbet 500ml - 4 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Lemon Sorbet 500ml - 6 syns for 100g.
  • Aldi Gianni's Lemon Sorbet 500ml - 4 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Lemon Sorbet 500ml - 3.5 syns.
  • Lidl Gelatelli Lemon Sorbet 900ml - 3.5 syns.
  • Marshfield Farm Lemon Sorbet 125ml - 7.5 syns.
  • Carluccio's Lemon Sorbet - 4 syns.
  • Morrisons Zesty Lemon Sorbet 550ml - 4 syns.
  • Capri-Sun Freezies Orange & Cherry Lollies 12 x 35ml (420ml) Sour Cherry-Apple-Lemon -Sorbet - 5 syns.
  • M&S Fino Lemon Sorbet 339g - 3.5 syns.
  • Yarde Farm Lemon Sorbet 120ml - 5 syns.
  • Asda Lemon Sorbet 500ml - 4 syns.
  • Bill's Lemon Sorbet - 2.5 syns a scoop.
  • Suncream Premium Lemon Sorbet with Natural Fruit Juices 2 Litres - 6.5 syns.
Lemon Sorbet Syn Values

Low Syn Alternatives To Lemon Sorbet

If you find lemon sorbet to be too high in syns, we've got plenty of other types of sorbets for you to check out down below for when you feel like something sweet.

  • Tesco Mango Sorbet 500ml - 3.5 syns.
  • Tesco Raspberry Sorbet 500ml - 3.5 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Alphonso Mango Sorbet 500ml - 3 syns.
  • Lidl Gelatelli Mango Sorbet 900ml - 3 syns.
  • M&S Food Alphonso Mango Sorbet 340g - 3 syns.
  • M&S Raspberry Sorbet 339g - 3 syns.
  • Co-op Irresistible Yellow Passion Fruit & Mango Sorbet 500ml - 4 syns.
  • Remeo Trentino Blackcurrant Sorbetto On a Stick 210g - 4 syns.
  • Pizza Express Leggera Raspberry Sorbet - 6 syns a portion.
  • Sainsbury's Red Berry Sorbet & Panna Cotta Ice Cream 900ml - 3.5 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Pomegranate & Rose Sorbet 500ml - 3.5 syns.

Our SW Recipe For Sorbet

If you feel like saving some syns, why not make your slimming world sorbet at home with our easy recipe down below?


  • 350g frozen red berries.
  • Two bananas.
  • 175g pot Muller Light.
  • One spoon of sweetener.
  • Fresh berries.
  • Drop of vanilla extract.


  1. Start by putting your frozen berries in a blender then add in your yogurt, sweetener, bananas and vanilla extract.
  2. Serve with fresh berries and enjoy.
Our SW Recipe For Sorbet

Last Words

Overall, Lemon sorbet is low in syns, having between 4-5.5 syns a serving, making it a great option when compared to ice cream, it is still high in sugar however so we suggest consuming the sweet dessert in moderation.

To save syns we recommend making your sorbet recipe at home with the simple recipe above using sweetener instead of sugar.

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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