There's nothing quite like a hot chocolate with some squirty cream, or maybe you enjoy some over fruit as a dessert, but how many syns does this spray cream have on the slimming world plan?
Squirty cream has on average 1.5 to 2 syns per 12.5g spray, making it low in syns, as long as the cream is used in moderation.
In our short syn guide below, we will discuss how much squirty cream you can have on the slimming world, syn values of this kind of cream as well as some low syn alternative types of cream.
At 1.5 to 2 syns for a 12.5 spray, you could have up to 125g of squirty cream before using all your 15 syn daily allowances, making it low in syns thanks to its high volume and lightweight.
It can be easy to overuse squirty cream, however, so we would be mindful of how much of it your spray, weighing it can help you stay on track. Squirty cream should also be had in moderation due to its high-fat content, having up to 5g of fat in just one portion, of which 4g is saturated.
This being said, dairy squirty cream is fine to have on the SW plan as long as it fits within your syns, you can also find reduced-fat versions if you are worried about the fat content, these also have fewer syns.
Squirty cream all has a similar syn value no matter the brand, but to help you compare, we've listed some syn values of popular brands down below.
If you find squirty cream too high in syns or fat, there are lots of other alternatives to check out, we've listed some along with their syn values down below.
To conclude, squirty cream is low in syns, providing you use it within moderation, a 12.5g portion will use between 1.5-2 syns, it is very high in saturated fat, however, so we recommend using reduced-fat versions when possible.
To keep on track with your syns it's ideal if you weigh out your squirty cream portion rather than just spraying it on food.