Potato scones are a traditional snack made from mashed potato, since potatoes are syn-free on the slimming world plan, you might be wondering why you then have to syn them?
Potato scones typically have between 3-4 syns a scone, making them fairly average in syns, but should be consumed in moderation.
We've put together a syn guide below which will take you through why potato scones have syns, syn values them and how to make your SW potato scones at home!
Potato scones have between 3-4 syns allowing you to have between three-five scones before using all your 15 daily syns.
Potato is syn-free on the SW plan, but most of the time scone syns come from the butter and the oil they are cooked in, for example, a potato scone from Aldi has nearly 2g of fat and 3g of sugar!
To reduce the syns in potato scones you can use reduced-fat butter and grease your griddle with low-calorie cooking spray which will cut back some of the calories from the fat. Some additional ingredients inside of the scones can also add extra syns.
Potato scones have a similar syn value no matter the brand you choose, to help you stay on track with syns, we've listed them below.
If you want to save syns, why not try making your potato scones at home to save syns? This recipe below only has 1.5 syns per serving!
To conclude, potato scones are average in syns, having between 3-4 syns for one scone, the syns in them come from the oil and the butter.
We recommend making your own healthier potato scones at home with reduced fat spread and low cal cooking spray if you want to save syns!