How Many Syns In Malteser Buttons? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
5 April, 2022

Are Malteser Buttons High In Syns? Am I Allowed Them On Slimming World?

One of the best advantages to the slimming world plan is that you can enjoy your favourite chocolate like Malteser buttons, without any guilt as long as you're tracking their syns.

Malteser chocolate buttons in particular have 9 syns for 34g, making them very high in syns, you should make sure you are eating them in moderation to avoid going over your syn allowance. 

Down below in our guide, we will take you through how many Malteser buttons you can have on the slimming world, some other syn values of Malteser chocolates and low syn chocolate button alternatives.

How Many Malteser Buttons Can I Have On Slimming World?

Just 34g of Malteser buttons set you back 9 syns, if you had double this amount you would be 3 syns over your daily allowance of 15, making them very high in syns.

To avoid going over your syns we would suggest measuring out your portion of buttons before eating, especially when consuming them out of a share bag since it's easier to overeat.

This is not to say you can't enjoy your chocolate buttons however as long as your syns allow, we would suggest eating them in moderation though due to their high sugar content of 20g and 9g of fat for each portion.

Malteser Chocolate Syn Values

Maltesers have varying syns according to their types of chocolates, so to help you stay on track, we've listed the rest of their syns for their chocolate range below.

  • Maltesers White Truffles - 2.5 syns per truffle.
  • Malteser Spread - 4 syns for a large tablespoon.
  • Malteser Chocolate Bunny - 8 syns per bunny.
  • Malteser Reindeer - 8 syns per one.
  • Malteser - 5 syns for 19.5g.
  • Malteser White Chocolate Bunny – 3 syns per one.
  • Mint Buttons - 6.5 syns for 25g.
  • Maltesers Mini Reindeers - 3 syns per one.
  • Orange Buttons - 6.5 syns for 25g.
  • Malteser Bunnies - 3 syns per one.
  • Malteser Teasers - 1.5 per teaser.
  • Malteser Teasers Bar - 1.5 syns per square.
  • Malteser Orange Chocolate Bunny - 8 syns for one.
  • Malteser Chocolate Bar - 9.5 syns per one.

Low Syn Alternatives To Malteser Chocolate Buttons

If you find Malteser chocolate buttons too high in syns, there are plenty of other lower syn chocolate buttons to try out from our list below.

  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Giant Buttons 119G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Tesco White Chocolate Buttons 70G - 9.5 syns for half a glass.
  • Nestle Smarties Buttons Milk Chocolate 90G - 4 syns.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Orange Giant Buttons 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Mint Buttons Chocolate 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Milkybar White Chocolate Buttons Bag - 4 syns.
  • Cadbury Milk Chocolate Giant Buttons Sharing - 7 syns a serving.
  • Tesco Free From Chocolate Buttons 25G - 7 syns.
  • Galaxy Counters Chocolate Pouch 122G - 8 syns.
  • Tesco Free From White Chocolate Buttons 25G - 6.5 syns for the bag.
  • Cadbury White Giant Buttons 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Ms Molly's Milk Chocolate Flavoured Buttons 300G - 9.5 syns.

Last Words

Overall, Malteser buttons have 9 syns for a 34g serving making them very high in syns, these high syns come from the calorie-dense chocolate through the high content of fat and sugar.

We would always suggest measuring out your portion when eating buttons from a sharing bag to stay within your syn allowance.

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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