If you are after something sweet and fancy a welsh cake, you will need to ensure your synning these cakes on the slimming world since they are covered in sugar.
Welsh cakes have on average 6.5 syns per cake, making them high in syns and consuming nearly half of your daily syn allowance on the plan, we, therefore, suggest eating these cakes in moderation.
On our syn guide below, we will discuss why Welsh cakes are so high in syns, syn values of them and some low syn alternative cakes to have with a cup of tea.
Welsh cakes are high in syns, having 6.5 syns per cake, these cakes get their high syn value from the sugar and fat, you could have up to two cakes on the slimming world plan before using all your daily syn allowance.
Welsh cakes can be very high in sugar, for example, one Tesco welsh cake has 11.5g of sugar, we, therefore, suggest having these cakes in moderation.
Welsh cakes have a similar syn value no matter where you buy them from, so as you can compare syns in these cakes we've listed a few different options down below along with their syn values to help you out.
If you find welsh cakes to be too high in syns, there are plenty of other cakes and scones to sit down with and have a cuppa tea.
We've listed a few low-syn alternatives for you to check out below.
To conclude, welsh cakes are high in syns, having 6.5 syns per cake, these high syns come from their high sugar content and fat content since they are coated in sugar. To save syns, we recommend having small welsh cakes or picking a similar scone-type cake from our low syn alternatives which have around 7 syns.