How Many Syns In Minstrels? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
8 August, 2022

Are Minstrels High In Syns? - Our SW Syn Guide!

If you feel like snacking on some chocolates or sweets like minstrels, you will need to make sure you are counting their syns on the slimming world plan to stay on track with your weight loss.

Are Minstrels High In Syns?

Minstrels have on average 10.5 syns for a 42g serving, making them a very high syn chocolate sweet treat to have on the plan, due to these high syns we would suggest consuming the sweets within moderation.

In our syn guide below, we will take you through how many minstrels you can have on slimming world, some syn values of them and low syn alternative galaxy chocolates for when you feel like something sweet.

How Many Minstrels Can I Have On Slimming World?

At 10.5 syns for a 42g serving, you can have up to around 60g of minstrels before using all your daily syn allowance making them very high in syns.

Minstrels are high syn chocolate due to the sugar content in them, just a 48g serving can have nearly 33g of sugar which is your whole recommended daily intake as a woman! To stay on track with your syns we suggest picking smaller packs of minstrels and weighing out your portion from larger bags to avoid overeating.

Syn Values Of Minstrels

Syn Values Of Minstrels
  • Galaxy Minstrels Chocolate Pouch Bag 125g - 10.5 syns for 41.6g.
  • Galaxy Minstrels Chocolate Bag 42g - 10.5 syns.
  • Galaxy Minstrels Chocolate More to Share Pouch Bag 240g - 12 syns for 48g.
  • Galaxy Minstrels Chocolate Treat Bag 80g - 10 syns for half.
  • Galaxy Minstrels Milk Chocolate Large Easter Egg 234g Hollow Egg - 6.5 syns for 25g.
  • Galaxy Minstrels Chocolate Big Bag 66g - 8.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Minstrels

If you find minstrels to be too high in syns but still prefer the taste of Galaxy chocolate to other sweets, we've got some great low-syn Galaxy chocolate and similar alternatives for you to check out below.

  • Galaxy Truffles, Milk Chocolate (each truffle) – 3 syns. 
  • Galaxy Caramel Mini Eggs (12g each) – 3 syns. 
  • Galaxy Salted Caramel Rounds (each) – 4 syns. 
  • Cadbury Caramilk Chocolate Buttons 105G - 6.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Darkmilk Giant Buttons 105G - 6.5 syns.
  • Galaxy Instant Hot Chocolate Drink (25g sachet) – 5 syns. 
  • Galaxy Counters (25g) – 6 1/2 syns. 
  • Galaxy Wafer Curls, Hazelnut Creme 90g bag (25g) – 6 1/2 syns. 
  • Galaxy Darker Milk Chocolate 110g bar (25g) – 7 syns. 
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Nibbles Big Share Bag 242G - 6 syns.
  • Aero Melts Milk Chocolate Sharing Bag 92G - 11.5 syns.
  • Galaxy Ripple (33g bar) – 8 1/2 syns. 
  • Galaxy Silky Smooth Hot Chocolate Drink (18g serving) – 3 1/2 syns. 
  • Galaxy Salted Caramel (48g bar) – 11 1/2 syns.
  • Cadbury Milk Chocolate Giant Buttons Share Bag 240G - 6 syns.
  • Milkybar White Chocolate Pouch 196G - 5.5 syns.
  • Maltesers Large Pouch 175G - 11 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Minstrels

Final Words

Overall, Galaxy minstrels are very high in syns, having 10.5 syns for a 42g serving, this is because minstrels are very high in sugar, having around 30g sugar per serving. We suggest eating minstrels as the occasional treat on the plan or switching to our low syn Galaxy chocolate alternatives above which start as low as 3 syns.

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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