Rice Cake Syns: The Low-Cal Snack That's Slimming World Friendly

Updated on 
31 July, 2023

Rice Cake Syns: A Guide for Slimming World Dieters

Rice cakes are an essential snack to have on the slimming world plan, they are low in calories, come savoury or sweet and can be paired with several low syn/syn free toppings to make them more interesting snacks.

Our Ultimate Rice Cake Syn Guide!

This being said, rice cakes are not syn free on the slimming world and can have varying syns according to their size and ingredients, in our syn guide below, we will take you through the different syns to help you out.

Why Tracks The Syns In Rice Cakes?

Since rice cakes are low in syns, you might be wondering why you need to track their syns on the slimming world plan?

Rice cakes can be high in syns according to their flavours and size, having 3-4 can quickly add up in syns and before you know it, use the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance. To stay on track with your weight loss it's important to know the syns of what you are eating.

Our Low Syn List Of Rice Cakes

We've put together a list of some popular brands and types of rice cakes below so you can compare and track syns.

Chocolate Rice Cakes

Chocolate-covered rice cakes are an excellent sweet treat to buy if you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth in a low calorie way. They have on average between 2.5 syns - 5 syns depending on the brand that you buy making them an excellent low syn snack.

  • Aldi Harvest Morn Milk Chocolate Rice Cakes 150g - 4 syns.
  • Kallo Organic Belgian Dark Chocolate Rice Cake Thins 90g - 2.5 syns.
  • Tesco 6 Milk Chocolate Rice Cakes 105g - 4 syns.
  • Kallo Organic Belgian Milk Chocolate Rice Cake Thins 90g - 3 syns.
  • M&S Belgian Dark Chocolate Rice Cakes 102g - 4 syns.
  • Asda 6 Milk Chocolate Rice Cakes 90g - 3.5 syns.
  • M&S Belgian Milk Chocolate Rice Cakes 25g - 6 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Milk Chocolate Mini Rice Cakes 4 x 30g (120g) - 7 syns.
  • Lidl Rivercote Rice Cakes with Milk Chocolate Coating 150g - 4 syns.
  • Tesco Chocolate Orange Rice Cakes 129g - 5 syns.
Our Low Syn List Of Rice Cakes

Tesco Rice Cakes

Tesco rice cakes are great for low-calorie snacks, they have a range of syns according to the type and flavour that you buy, but start as low as 1.5 syns for their lightly salted options, meaning you could have up to 10 with syn-free toppings as snacks!

  • Tesco Rice Cakes Milk Chocolate 105G - 4 syns per rice cake.
  • Tesco Yogurt Coated Rice Cakes 105G - 4 syns per rice cake.
  • Tesco Salt & Vinegar Rice Cakes 130G - 1.5 syns per rice cake.
  • Tesco Chocolate Orange Rice Cakes 129G - 5 syns per cake.
  • Tesco Free From Caramel Rice Cakes 165G - 2 syns per cake.
  • Tesco Free From Caramel Rice Cakes 165G - 1.5 syns per cake.

Caramel Rice Cakes

Caramel rice cakes are a great option as a dessert or sweet treat if you are not keen on chocolate rice cakes, they have around 2 syns per rice cake, meaning you could have up to 7 on the slimming world plan before using all your syns.

  • Aldi Harvest Morn 15 Rice Cakes Caramel Flavour - 2.5 syns.
  • Morrisons Caramel Rice Cakes 160g - 2 syns.
  • M&S Food Salted Caramel Rice Cakes 114g - 4 syns.
  • Lidl Rivercote Caramel Rice Cakes 165g - 2 syns.

Kallo Rice Cakes

Kallo is a popular brand when it comes to rice cakes, from their chocolate covered cakes to organic range, having on average between 1.5 and 2.5 syns depending on the type chosen. These make excellent low-syn snacks to stock up on.

  • Kallo Buckwheat Super seed Rice Cakes - 1.5 syns. 
  • Kallo Apple & Cinnamon Rice Cake Thins 127g - 1.5 syns per cake.
  • Kallo Organic Rice Cakes Chocolate - 2.5 syns. 
  • Kallo Belgian Chocolate Mini Rice Cakes Multipack 4 x 21g - 5 syns per pack. 
  • Kallo Blueberry & Vanilla Rice & Corn Cakes 120g - 2 syns per cake. 
  • Kallo Organic Unsalted Rice Cakes - 1.5 syns. 
  • Kallo Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar Rice and Corn Cakes 122g - 1.5 syns per cake.

Marmite Rice Cakes

If you're a lover of marmite, you will be pleased to know Marmite rice cakes exist, and yes, they are low in syns! These rice cakes have 1.5 syns per one!

  • Marmite Rice Cakes 110g - 1.5 syns per one.
  • Marmite Rice Cakes 25g - 4 syns.
  • Marmite Rice Cakes 30g - 6 syns.
  • Marmite Mini Rice Cakes 6 x 22g - 4 syns.

Low Syn Topping Ideas For Rice Cakes

If you've stocked up on some plain rice cakes for low syn snacking, you will need to make sure you're topping them with low syn foods to keep them SW-friendly.

We've listed some low syn topping ideas below.

  • Cucumbers and cream cheese - Light cream cheese!
  • Salsa - Make it syn-free.
  • Greek yoghurt - If you use 0% fat Greek yoghurt it's syn-free.
  • Tinned tuna - Syn free or any tinned fish in tomato sauce.
  • Peanut butter - Just 4.5 syns a tablespoon, pair with sliced banana for a sweeter taste.
Low Syn Topping Ideas For Rice Cakes

Final Words

To conclude, rice cakes are a great low syn snack to have if you're trying to lose weight, choose chocolate options for sweet snacking and savoury with syn free topping to keep you full between meals or as a light lunch!

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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