Low Syn Chocolate and Orange Biscuits | Slimming World

This time last year, I was making butter laden, mega fatty shortcake biscuits…tasty as they were, they were not good for my waistline. So this year, I’ve baked these Low Syn Chocolate and Orange Biscuits instead (with a little help from Kate’s Gingerbread Bites).

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These little biscuits really hit the spot and sort out and craving for chocolate orange.

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You can decorate them however you like – I like to pipe over the dark chocolate and sprinkle over some edible gold glitter to make them look really festive! You can pick some up on Amazon!

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These Low Syn Chocolate and Orange Biscuits can be cut into any shape you like. I used a 5cm Star Cutter. You can find one in this set from Amazon.

If you do decide to use a different cutter you may need to adjust the syn value depending on how many you get out of the mix.

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You’ll also need some Orange Extract. It’s amazing stuff!  It gives an intense orangey flavour so you only need a tiny bit. You can pick some up from Amazon if you can’t find any in the supermarkets.

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Synning the sweetener

As you will probably know Slimming World have brought out some new recommendations regarding the syn value of granulated sweeteners. Slimming World have confirmed what this change means.

Where there is 1 tbsp or more being used per serving they recommend members count 0.5 Syn per tbsp. If using smaller amounts, like a pinch or teaspoon, there’s no need to worry about Syns at all.

The recipe for this Low Syn Chocolate and Orange Biscuits uses 6 tablespoons of sweetener and is divided into 42 biscuits. There’s no need to add any syns on for the sweetener itself as there’s only a tiny amount of sweetener per biscuit.

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Low Syn Chocolate and Orange Biscuits

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Prep Time

Cooking Time

biscuits 5 minutes 10 minutes

Calories

Weight Watchers

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29kcal 1

Smart Points

1.5

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. In a bowl, mix together the flour, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda. Rub in the flora light until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the finely grated zest of one orange, orange extract, sukrin 1 and 25 grams of the chocolate chips and mix thoroughly. Mix in the egg to form a ball of dough.
  3. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth. Roll out to about 5mm and cut into 42 shapes (I used a 5cm star cutter). Place onto a baking tray lined with parchment and lightly spray with frylight.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes until golden. Leave to cool.
  5. Melt the remaining dark chocolate chips and once the biscuits are cool, drizzle over. Decorate however you like and serve!

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Syn values given are correct at time of writing but may not always be accurate.

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