There are a variety of biscuits and cakes which are called a shortcake, the ones in question for this article are the below:
These are shortcake biscuits, which use the same ingredients as other shortcakes and shortbreads but in biscuit form. They are light, crumbly and the same shape as any regular biscuit.
They are a classic sweet biscuit ideal for dunking in your tea.
Shortcake Biscuit Syns
A shortcake biscuit weighs 11.1 gram each and is 53 calories. This means that a single shortcake biscuit is worth 2.7 syns and 0.24 syns per gram. This is comparable to a Ginger Nut.
How many syns are in a pack of Shortcake biscuits?
There are 18 in a pack of shortcake biscuits meaning a pack is worth 48.6 syns.
Are shortcake biscuits worth the syns?
A ratio of 0.24 syns per gram is about average for a biscuit, so if this is your preferred treat then go for it. From a nutritional perspective, a shortcake isn’t a healthy option due to the palm oil, wheat, milk and sugar. There is little if any nutritional value in a shortcake.
But, if you are just after something to dunk in your tea as a treat these are fine.
Shortcake biscuit typical ingredients
Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Palm Oil, Sugar, Maize Flour, Glucose Syrup, Dried Skimmed Milk, Salt, Raising Agent (Ammonium Bicarbonate), Flavouring.