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Updated on 
4 January, 2023

Are Penguin Chocolates High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Syn Guide

If you're craving a Penguin chocolate bar, good news, you can happily enjoy your chocolate bar on the slimming world plan as long as you track the syns in the sweet treat.

Are Penguin Chocolates High In Syns?

Penguin bars have 6.5 syns per chocolate biscuit bar making them quite high in syns, we would therefore suggest having these chocolate bars in moderation. 

To find out more about the syns in Penguin chocolate biscuit bars we've put together a syn guide below, covering why these bars are so high in syns, syn values of them and some low syn chocolate biscuit bars as alternatives.

Why Are Penguin Chocolate Bars So High In Syns?

At 6.5 syns for one Penguin chocolate biscuit bar, these chocolates are very high in syns, consuming nearly half of your daily syn allowance on the plan, you could have up to two before using all your 15 syns for the day.

These chocolate biscuit bars get their high syn value from the fat content and sugar content, having up to 7g of fat and 10g of sugar in just one small bar.

Syn Values Of Penguin Chocolates

Penguin chocolate biscuit bars have a similar syn value no matter the flavour that you choose, to help you stay on track with your syns, we've listed them down below.

Syn Values Of Penguin Chocolates
  • McVitie's Penguin Milk Chocolate Biscuit Bars 8 Pack (196.8g) - 6.5 syns.
  • McVitie's Penguin Milk Chocolate Orange Biscuit Bars 8pk - 6.5 syns.
  • McVitie's Penguin Milk Chocolate Mint Biscuit Bars 8 Pack - 6.5 syns.
  • McVitie's Penguin Chocolate Cake Bars 10 Pack - 5 syns.
  • McVitie's Penguin 5 Merry Mint Chocolate Cake Bars with Biscuit Pieces - 6 syns.
  • McVitie's Penguin 5 Neapolitan Cake Bars Ice Cream Flavours - 6 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Penguin Bars

If you find penguin bars to be too high in syns, we've got some great chocolate biscuit bar alternatives for you to check out below for when you are craving a sweet snack or need an afternoon boost.

  • Kit Kat 2 Finger Milk Chocolate 21 Pack 434.7G - 5 syns.
  • Barny Chocolate Sponge Bears 5 Pack 125G - 5 syns.
  • Kinder Cards Biscuit Wafers 8 X 12.8G - 3 syns.
  • Nutella B-Ready 6 X 22G - 6 syns.
  • Mcvitie's Chocolate Gems 5 X 19G - 5 syns.
  • Kit Kat 2 Finger Dark Chocolate Biscuits 9 Pack 186.3G - 5 syns.
  • Twix White Chocolate Biscuit Fingers 9X20g 180G - 5 syns.
  • Cadbury Roundie Milk Chocolate Biscuit 180G - 8 syns.
  • Blue Riband Original 16X18g - 4.5 syns.
  • Bahlsen Pick Up! Minis Milk Chocolate 10.6Gx10 - 2.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Timeout Wafer Biscuits 6 X 20.2G - 5 syns.
  • Fox's Rocky Chocolate 8Pk 168G - 5 syns.
  • Fox's Rocky Caramel 8Pk 168G - 5 syns.
  • McVitie's Club Orange Chocolate Biscuit Bars 8pk - 6 syns.
  • McVitie's Club Fruit Chocolate Biscuit Bars 7 x 23g - 6 syns.
  • Tunnocks Milk Chocolate Caramel Wafer 240G - 6.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Mini Fingers Snack Pack 6X19.3G - 5 syns.
  • Toffee Crisp Chocolate Biscuits 7 Pack 130.9G - 5 syns.
  • Yorkie Milk Chocolate Biscuits 7 Pack 171.5G - 6 syns.
  • McVitie's Club Mint Chocolate Biscuit Bars 8pk - 6 syns.
  • Breakaway Milk Chocolate Biscuit 8 Pack 152.8G - 5 syns.
  • Cadbury Snack Cake 6 Pack 120G - 5 syns.
  • Cadbury's Boost Bar - 9.5 syns.
  • Ms Molly's 8 Chewy Caramel Wafer Biscuits 224G - 6.5 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Penguin Bars

Last Words

To conclude, Penguin bars are very high in syns, having 6.5 syns per bar, taking up half of your daily syn allowance. These bars get their high syn value from the sugar and fat content. To save syns, we recommend checking out our low syn chocolate biscuit alternatives above which start as low as 3 syns for a biscuit wafer.

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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