How Many Syns In Tesco Meringue Nests? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
11 August, 2022

How Many Syns In Tesco Finest Meringue Nests? - Our SW Guide.

Whether you are looking to make a slimming world Eton mess, or maybe buy some Meringue nests for a weeknight dessert, you might be wondering how many syns these nests from Tesco have on the slimming world plan?

Are Tesco Meringue Nests Slimming World Friendly?

Tesco meringue nests have on average 2.5 syns per nest, making them fairly low in syns, but should be consumed in moderation because of their high sugar content.

To find out more about the syns in Tesco meringue nests, we've put together a syn guide below which will discuss how many of these nests you can have on the SW plan, syn values, low syn alternatives and slimming world recipes using these nests for a dessert!

How Many Tesco Meringue Nests Can I Have On Slimming World?

At 2.5 syns per nest, you could enjoy up to 6 nests on the slimming world before consuming your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan, making them a great low syn sweet treat to have for dessert. They get their low syn value from the egg white which is naturally low in calories, most of the syns come from the sugar.

To keep syns low with these nests, you can always choose mini options which tend to have around 1 syn per nest, pairing them with fat-free natural yoghurt and berries as syn-free toppings.

Syn Values Of Tesco Meringue Nests

Tesco has a few different meringue nests on offer for a quick and easy dessert, we've listed them below with their syn values.

  • Tesco Finest 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Tesco 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Tesco Finest 8 Meringue Nests with Belgian Dark Chocolate - 4 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Tesco Meringue Nests

If you find Tesco meringue nests to be too high in syns, we've got some great low-syn alternatives for you to check out below for an easy dessert.

Low Syn Alternatives To Tesco Meringue Nests
  • Aldi Specially Selected 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • M&S 8 Meringue Nests 96g - 2.5 syns.
  • Asda Extra Special 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Lidl Scottish Selection Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Morrisons The Best 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Taste the Difference 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Lees 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients 8 Meringue Nests - 2.5 syns.
  • Matt Reilly Cakes 8 Meringue Nests 100g - 2.5 syns.

Our SW Eton Mess Recipe With Meringue Nests

If you've got some low meringue nests to bake with, you might be wondering how to make a low syn dessert with these nests, we've got a great low syn slimming world recipe for Eton mess for you to try out below which only has 3.5 syns per serving and serves 4!


  • 350g strawberries.
  • One spoon of sweetener.
  • 300g of fat-free strawberry yogurt.
  • 400g natural fromage frais fat free.
  • Four meringue nests crushed up.


  1. Place half of your strawberries into a blender, then pour into your yogurt, put the rest of the fruit into a bowl topping with the sweetener and fromage frais, add to the yoghurt and swirl.
  2. Fold the meringue into the mix and serve!
Our SW Eton Mess Recipe With Meringue Nests

Final Words

Overall, meringue nests make a great low-syn dessert having just 2.5 syns per nest, allowing you to top them with fat-free yoghurt or berries for a sweet weeknight treat. We do recommend having these nests in moderation however since they can be very high in sugar.

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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