How Many Syns In A Wagon Wheel? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
21 May, 2022

Do Wagon Wheels Have A Lot Of Syns On Slimming World? - Our Guide

Wagon wheels have been a childhood favourite sweet treat for many of us, if the craving hits and you fancy one you'll have to make sure you know the syns before indulging on the SW plan.

How Many Syns In A Wagon Wheel?

Wagon wheels have around 8 syns a wheel on slimming world making them very high in syns, we would only suggest having one of these wheels when you crave them if your syns allow you to avoid using too much of your allowance. 

Down below, we will discuss what makes wagon wheels so high in syns, some syn values and low syn alternatives for your chocolate fix.

Let's get into it!

Why Are Wagon Wheels So High In Syns?

At 8 syns a wheel, wagon wheels consume over half of your daily syn allowance, two would put you one syn over your 15 syns.

These chocolate sweets get their high syns from the biscuit, chocolate and mallow inside, having up to 14g of sugar for just one wheel! This isn't to say you can't enjoy a wagon wheel when you have free syns, but you should be mindful of how much sugar these wheels have and avoid eating them in excess.

How Many Syns In A Wagon Wheel?

Syn Values Of Wagon Wheels

Wagon wheels all have similar syn values but can differ by half a syn or one depending on the flavour you choose.

We've listed their specific values below to help keep you on track.

  • Wagon Wheels 6 Jammie - 8 syns.
  • Wagon Wheels 6 Individually Wrapped - 8 syns.
  • Wagon Wheels Teacakes Jammie 120g - 3.5 syns.
  • Wagon Wheels Biscuit 36g - 8 syns.
  • Wagon Wheels 6 Individually Wrapped Caramel - 8 syns.
  • Wagon Wheels Wheelies 10 Pack 182g - 4 syns.
  • Wagon Wheels Wheelies Choccy & Marshmallowy 8 Pack 152g - 4 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Wagon Wheels

If you find wagon wheel biscuits to be too high in syns, we've got plenty of other low syn alternatives to check out below for when you are in the mood for a chocolate marshmallow biscuit.

  • Belmont Jammie Cart Wheels 6 Pack - 8 syns.
  • Mallow & Marsh Vanilla Marshmallow Milk Chocolate 100G - 7 syns a serving.
  • Mallow & Marsh Raspberry Marshmallow Coat Dark Chocolate 100G - 7 syns a serving.
  • Mallow & Marsh Salted Caramel Marshmallows 85G - 4 syns a serving.
  • Bolands Jam Mallows 250G - 2.5 syns.
  • Love Mallow 6 Pink 'n' Whites Wafers 85g - 2.5 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Belgian Dark Chocolate Orange Marshmallows 100g - 5 syns.
  • Jacob's Merry Mallows 24 Milk Chocolate Mallow Cakes 400g - 3.5 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Marshmallows 100g - 5 syns.
  • M&S 16 Milk Chocolate Teacakes 280g - 4 syns.
  • Morrisons Cake Shop on Market Street 14 Mini Milk Chocolate Jam Teacakes 197g - 3 syns.
  • Tunnock's Dark Chocolate Tea Cakes 6 x 24g - 5 syns.
  • Tunnock's Milk Chocolate Tea Cakes 36 x 24g - 5 syns.
  • Jacob's Elite Chocolate Tea Cakes 150g - 5.5 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Belgian White Chocolate Covered Vanilla Marshmallows 100g - 5 syns.
  • Ringtons Milk Chocolate Mallow Biscuits 240g - 5 syns.
  • Lyons Mallows Biscuits 125g - 5 syns.
  • M&S Percy Pig Snoses Chocolate Mallows 170g - 7 syns.
  • M&S 3 Love Whips Chocolates with Strawberry Mallow 85g - 7 syns.

Last Words

Overall, Wagon wheels are very high in syns, having 8 syns per wheel which is over half of your daily syn allowance. We would suggest only eating wagon wheels as the occasional treat when your syns allow due to their high sugar content too.

How Many Syns In A Wagon Wheel?

To save syns, we would suggest checking out some of our low syn alternatives above which still have the same marshmallow chocolate flavour, but fewer 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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