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Sudanese Cinnamon Tea

A recipe for Sudanese Cinnamon Tea! Black tea leaves are steeped in hot water with cinnamon sticks for a warming and comforting drink.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Sudanese
Keyword Africa, African, beverage, cinnamon, drink, Sudan, Sudanese, tea
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 -3 Servings


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon black tea bagged or loose
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • sugar cubes for serving


  • In a small saucepan or tea kettle, bring water to a boil. For a stronger cinnamon flavor, add the cinnamon sticks as the water heats up.
  • Remove pan from heat and add the tea leaves and cinnamon sticks if not added before. Allow to steep for about 5 minutes.
  • If using loose tea leaves, strain the mixture and pour into tea cups. Serve hot with sugar cubes.