Marscapone is essential for making creamy cheese pasta or baking a cake with a whipped topping, but how many syns does this high-fat cream have on the slimming world plan?
Marscapone typically has on average 6.5 syns for a 30g serving making it fairly high in syns and consuming nearly half of your daily syn allowance.
Down below, we've gone into further detail about why Marscapone is so high in syns, some syn values of this cream and some low syn alternatives.
At 6.5 syns for 30g, Marscapone is very high in syns due to the fat content, taking half of your daily syn allowance, you can have up to 60g before using all of your syns on the plan.
Marscapone gets its high syn value since it is made from heavy cream, it has a 65-75% fat content which is what makes it high in calories.
If you find Marscapone to be too high in syns, there are lots of other substitutes to use instead which might be lower in syns.
Overall, Marscapone is very high in syns because of its high-fat content, one 30g serving has up to 6.5 syns consuming nearly half of your daily syn allowance on the plan. To save syns we would suggest opting for lower fat alternatives such as reduced fat creme fraiche or low-fat cream cheese.