How Many Syns In A Tunnocks Caramel Wafer? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
18 July, 2022

Are Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Bars High In Syns? - Our SW Syn Guide

If you fancy a sweet treat, you might be craving a traditional Tunnock's caramel wafer bar, but since these bars are not syn-free in the slimming world, you need to make sure you know and are tracking their syns.

Are Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Bars High In Syns?

Tunnocks caramel wafer bars have 7 syns per bar, making them a very high syn chocolate bar, therefore we suggest only having these chocolate wafer bars as the occasional sweet treat on the slimming world.

Down below, we will take you through why Tunnocks caramel wafer bars are so high in syns, some syn values of Tunnocks chocolates and low syn alternative chocolate wafer bars to help you save some syns.

Why Are Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Bars So High In Syns?

At 7 syns per chocolate bar, Tunnocks caramel wafer bars are very high in syns, you could have up to two bars before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.

These chocolate bars get their high syn value from the sugar and fat due to the chocolate and caramel, with one bar having up to 10.5g of sugar and 5g of fat.

Syn Values Of Tunnock Chocolates

Tunnock's have a wide range of chocolates, not just their caramel wafer bars, we've listed some general syn values of them down below to help you compare.

Syn Values Of Tunnock Chocolates
  • Tunnock's Milk Chocolate Tea Cakes 6 x 24g - 5 syns.
  • TUNNOCK'S Caramel Wafer Biscuits 8 x 30g - 7 syns.
  • Tunnock's Snowballs Coconut Covered Marshmallows 6 x 30g (180g) - 7 syns.
  • Tunnock's Dark Chocolate Coated Caramel Wafer Biscuits 8 x 30g - 7 syns.
  • Tunnock's Caramel Log Wafer Biscuits 5 x 32g - 7.5 syns.
  • Tunnock's Dark Chocolate Tea Cakes 6 x 24g - 5 syns.
  • Tunnock's Caramel Log Roasted Coconut Covered Caramel Wafer Biscuits 8 x 32g - 7.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Bars

If you find Tunnocks caramel wafer bars to be too high in syns, we've got some great chocolate wafer low syn alternatives for you to check out below.

  • Aldi Belmont Milk Chocolate Caramel Wafer Bars 224g - 7 syns.
  • Aldi Belmont Biscuits 9 Milk Chocolate Wafer Bars 173g - 5 syns.
  • Lidl Tower Gate 9 Chocolate Wafer Bars - 5 syns.
  • Kit Kat chunky orange – 8 syns 32g.
  • Lidl Tower Gate Chocolate Caramel Wafer Bars 8 x 28g - 7 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Crisp Wafer Milk Chocolate Bars 9 x 19.2g (173g) - 0.5 syns.
  • Asda Free From 5 Wafer Snap Chocolate Bars 107g - 6 syns.
  • Kit Kat chinky mint – 10 syns 40g.
  • Kit Kat chunky peanut butter – 11.5 syns 42g.
  • Cadbury Crunchie – 9 syns in one crunchie bar
  • Cadbury Time Out Wafer – 5.5 syns in one time our wafer bar
  • Asda Free From Twin Wafer Chocolate Bars 5 x 20g (100g) - 5 syns.
  • Morrisons Free From Swirly Chocolate Wafer Bars 100g - 5 syns.
  • Dunnes Stores 9 Milk Chocolate Wafer Bars 173g - 5 syns.
  • Kit Kat dark 2 fingers - 5.5 syns.
  • Kelkin Gluten Free Wafer Bars Belgian Milk Chocolate 5 x 21.5g (107.5g) - 6 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Basics 6 Milk Chocolate Coated Wafer Biscuit Bars - 5 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Bars

Final Words

Overall, Tunnock's caramel wafer bars are very high in syns, having 7 syns per bar, you could have up to two bars before using all of your daily syn allowance. These bars have a high syn value due to the caramel and chocolate which means a high fat and sugar content.

To save syns we recommend checking out low syn alternatives which start as low as 5 syns a bar.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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