Around celebrations like Christmas, Panettone is a staple for many of us, but if you are trying to keep on your slimming world plan around the festive time of the year you might be wondering how many syns this rich Italian bread has on the SW plan.
Panettone can have varying syns according to how it is made and its ingredients, on average you can expect a 75g serving to have around 14 syns which is your whole 15 syn daily allowance!
In our syn guide below we will take you through why Panettone is so high in syns, some varying syn values and low syn alternatives to other kinds of bread.
At 14 syns for 75g, Panettone is very high in syns, consuming the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance, we, therefore, recommend having this Italian bread in moderation.
Panettone gets its high syn value from the fat and sugar content, this is because it is made from ingredients such as butter, syrup and sugar. The dried fruit in the bread also contributes to its high sugar content.
Panettone can have varying syns according to the ingredients, so as you can compare syns, we've listed some different options below.
If you find Panettone to be too high in syns, there are lots of other kinds of celebration bread to have around this festive time of the year.
Overall, Panettone is a very high-syn festive bread, having around 14 syns for 75g, this is nearly your whole 15 syn daily allowance in just one small serving. This bread gets its high syn value from all the butter and sugar, as well as the rich dried fruits.
To keep syns low, we recommend having a very small portion of Panettone or switching to another festive bread like stollen which is slightly lower in syns.