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A couple of cups of Sudanese cinnamon tea with sugar

Sudanese Cinnamon Tea (Shai)

A wonderful way to enjoy a cup of tea.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Sudanese
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 55 kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tbsp black tea leaves
  • 2 Tbsp sugar or to taste


  1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil with 2 cinnamon sticks

  2. When boiling, pour over the tea leaves or bags

  3. Let steep until desired flavor

  4. Add sugar as desired

Nutrition Facts
Sudanese Cinnamon Tea (Shai)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 13mg1%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.