How many syns in a Viennese Whirl?

A Viennese Whirl is among the fanciest of biscuits on the market which some would even consider a cake. But it is indeed a biscuit. It is a shortbread sandwich, shaped like a whirl, with a creamy vanilla and raspberry jam filling

Are you on Slimming World and wondering what the syn cost of this would be? Read on.

Viennese Whirl syns

A Fox’s or Mr. Kipling whirl is 8.15 syns, a whopping amount. Because they are 163 calories, each, which is one of the highest amounts for a single biscuit. However, as they weigh 28 grams each, they are 0.29 syns per gram which is only a little more than smallest biscuits such as hobnobs. However, 8.15 for a single item is still a high amount which could be half or even all of your syns allowance in a day.

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How many syns are in a pack of Viennese Whirls?

A typical pack has 6 whirls which would equate to 48.9 syns. This is about the same as a pack of most biscuits.

Are Viennese Whirls worth the syns?

Viennese Whirls are among the fanciest and tastiest biscuits you can get. If you’re after something sweet and tasty then this ticks all the boxes. However, considering they’re 8.15 syns each this could be your only snack like this in a day so the trade off is massive. From a nutritional point of view they are dreadful, full of fat and sugar and little else.

Viennese Whirls ingredients list

Wheat Flour (with added Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Vegetable Oils (Palm, Rapeseed), Icing Sugar, Raspberry Jam (Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Raspberry Purée, Humectant (Vegetable Glycerine), Gelling Agent (Pectin), Acid (Citric Acid), Acidity Regulator (Sodium Citrates), Flavouring, Colour (Anthocyanins)), Vegetable Margarine (Vegetable Oils (Palm, Rapeseed), Emulsifier (Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids), Flavouring, Colour (Beta-Carotene)), Invert Sugar Syrup, Soluble Maize Fibre, Salt, Maize Starch, Raising Agents (Disodium Diphosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate), Fructose, Maltodextrin, Sucrose, Humectant (Vegetable Glycerine), Inulin, Sugar, Emulsifiers (Polyglycerol Esters of Fatty Acids, Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids), Flavourings, Whey Powder (Milk), Colour (Curcumin), Milk Proteins

The above list is twice the size of most biscuit ingredients list, there’s a lot going on to make them as tasty as they are.

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