How Many Syns In A Pukka Pie? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
1 February, 2023

How Many Syns In A Pukka Pie? Are They High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Syn Guide

If you are after a quick and easy meal, Pukka pies are a great option for lunch or dinner, but since these pies are not syn free on the SW plan you need to ensure your tracking the syns in them in order for them not to affect your weight loss.

Are Pukka Pies High In Syns?

Pukka pies typically have between 12.5 syns and 17.5 syns on the SW plan for half a pie, making them very high in syns, we therefore only suggest having these pies occasionally on the plan when your syns allow.

To find out more about the syns in Pukka pies, we've put together a syn guide below taking you through why Pukka pies are so high in syns, syn values of them and some low syn alternative pies for a quick meal.

Why Are Pukka Pies So High In Syns?

At 12.5 - 17.5 syns for half a pie, Pukka pies are very high in syns on slimming world, consuming the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance.

These pies get their high syn value from their various fillings which can make them high in fat such as butter in the pastry, for example, one Pukka steak pie has up to 25 syns and up to 28g of fat inside.

Syn Values Of Pukka Pies

Pukka pies have a large range of pies with different flavours, to help you compare the syns in these pies, we've listed a few of their options down below along with their syn values.

Syn Values Of Pukka Pies
  • Pukka All Steak 2 Microwaveable Shortcrust Pies - 31.5 syns.
  • Pukka-Pies Chicken & Mushroom Pie - 25 syns.
  • Pukka Steak & Kidney Pies - 21.5 syns.
  • Pukka-Pies Wrapped Frozen Baked Beef & Onion Pukka Pasties 12 x 180g - 23 syns.
  • Pukka 2 Puff Pastry Pies Chicken & Gravy - 23 syns for 200g.
  • Pukka 2 Cheese Leek & Potato Microwaveable Shortcrust Pies - 17 syns for 100g.
  • Pukka 2 Minced Beef & Onion Shortcrust Pies - 17 syns for 100g.
  • Pukka-Pies Wrapped Jumbo Sausage Roll x 6 - 26 syns.
  •  Pukka-Pies Crumbly Shortcrust Chicken Pie - 27.5 syns.
  • Pukka-Pies Philly Cheesesteak - 27.5 syns.
  • Pukka-Pies Pukka Pocket Chicken Balti - 21 syns.
  • Pukka-Pies Pukka Pocket Chicken & Mushroom - 19 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Pukka Pies

If you are a lover of pie for dinner or want to stock up on some pies for an easy meal, there are plenty of low-syn alternatives to pukka pies if you want to avoid spending too many syns.

  • Birds Eye 4 Shortcrust Chicken Pies 620g - 21 syns.
  • Tesco 4 Steak Pies 568g - 16 syns.
  • Linda McCartney's 2 Vegetarian Country Pies 380g - 22.5 syns.
  • Holland's Potato & Meat Pies - 20 syns.
  • Aldi Crestwood 4 Chicken and Vegetable Pies 600g - 17.5 syns.
  • Asda Chicken & Veg Pies 4 x 150g (600g) - 13.5 syns.
  • Aldi Crestwood 4 Steak & Gravy Pies - 22.5 syns.
  • Tesco 4 Chicken & Vegetable Pies 568g - 14 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected 2 British Steak & Craft Ale Pies - 27.5 syns.
  • Higgidy 4 Mini No-Pork Pies 176g - 8.5 syns.
  • Quorn 2 Vegetarian Steak & Gravy Pies 400g - 21 syns.
  • Tesco 4 Chicken & Bacon Pies 568g - 15 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Pukka Pies

Final Words

To conclude, Pukka pies are very high in syns having between 12-17 syns for half a pie serving and up to 32 syns for the whole pie, these pies are quite high in fat due to the pastry and ingredients which is what gives them their high syn values.

In order to save syns, we suggest sticking with a half pie serving only or switching to low syn alternatives which start as low as 8.5 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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