Whether its a cold winter day, a bleak monday morning or a "just because"  occasion, nothing beats a coffee. there are a few rules of thumb for slimming worlders when it comes to saving syns. 

You can get sugar free syrups to keep at home or at work to save syns. Why not try Monin Premium Caramel Sugar Free Syrup

You can also ask at the counter about sugar free syrups.

Where possible, use your healthy A allowance for milk:

  • 350 mls skimmed milk
  • 250 mls semi skimmed / low fat milks
  • 175 mls for whole milk
  • 500ml of almond milk ( up to 1 litre for certain brands)
  • 300ML of Soya milk (up to 500mL for certain brands)
  • Regular coffees / Americano with no sugar is of course, syn free. This includes iced versions.

There will of course be moments where you'll want to spend a few syns on the real deal. That is where this wee list comes in! All of the below are for takeaway options.

Starbucks syn values

Starbucks Espresso - Free
Starbucks flavoured syrup - 1 syn per pump
Starbucks Full Fat Latte (Tall/Grande/Venti) - 8.5/11/15 syns
Starbucks Latte with skimmed milk (Short/Tall/Grande/Venti) - 3.5 / 5 / 6.5 / 8.5 syns
Starbucks Full Fat chai tea Latte (Short/Tall/Grande/Venti) - 6.5 / 9.5 / 13 / 16 syns
Starbucks chai tea Latte with skimmed milk (Short/Tall/Grande/Venti) - 5 / 7.5 / 10 / 13 syns
Starbucks iced caffe latte with soya milk (Tall/Grande/Venti) -3.5 / 5 / 5.5 syns
Starbucks Full Fat Cappuccino (short/Tall/Grande/Venti) - 4.5 / 6 / 7 / 9.5 Syns
Starbucks Cappuccino skimmed milk (short/Tall/Grande/Venti)  - 3 / 3.5 / 4 / 6 Syns
Starbucks cappuccino with semi-skimmed milk (short/tall/grande/Venti) - 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 Syns
Starbucks iced full fat cappuccino  (Tall / Venti) 5.5 / 8.5 Syns
Starbucks iced cappuccino with skimmed milk (Tall / Venti) - 3.5 / 5 Syns
Starbucks full fat coffee frappuccino (Tall/Grande/Venti) - 9 / 12 / 15
Starbucks skimmed milk coffee frappuccino (Tall/Grande/Venti) - 8 / 11 / 13.5
Starbucks Full Fat mocha with cream (short/Tall/Grande/Venti) - 10 / 15 / 18 / 23

Pastries and treats

Starbucks caramel waffle (Large) - 9 syns
Starbucks smoked almonds (40g) - 11.5 syns
Starbucks lemon loaf cake per slice - 18 syns
Starbucks ginger biscuits, each - 5.5 syns
Starbucks fruit and nut mix (40g) - 9 syns
Starbucks pain au chocolate - 19 syns
Starbucks butter croissant - 18 syns
Starbucks chocolate swirl - 21.5 syns

 

Costa Syn Values
 

Costa Full Fat Latte (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 7 / 9.5 / 13 syns
Costa Skimmed Milk (skinny) Latte (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 4 / 5.5 / 7.5 syns
Costa Full Fat Cappuccino (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 6.5 / 8.5 / 11.5 syns
Costa Skimmed Milk (skinny) Cappuccino, 3.5 / 5 / 6.5
Costa latte with soya milk (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 5 / 6.5 / 9 syns
Costa iced Full Fat Latte (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 7.5 / 10.5 , 13.5 syns
Costa Skimmed Milk iced Latte (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 5 / 7 / 9.5 syns
Costa Full Fat caramel Latte (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 7.5 / 12 / 15.5 syns
Costa Skimmed Milk caramel latte (Primo / Medio / Massimo) - 5 / 7.5 / 10 syns

 

Caffe Nero Syn Values

Caffé nero semi- Skimmed Milk Latte (regular / grande) - 3.5 / 7
Caffé nero soya Milk Latte (regular / grande) - 3.5 / 6.5
Caffé nero Skimmed Milk Latte (regular / grande) - 2.5 / 5