Coffee Date Rice Cream

Ingredients
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 pound chopped dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons Granulated sugar|Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee
Directions
  1. Beat egg egg yolk|yolks slightly; stir in milk, rice, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, butter and dates.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  3. Pour into shallow baking pan or pans.
  4. Combine Granulated sugar|Sugar, coffee and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  5. Beat egg whites until frothy.
  6. Add Granulated sugar|Sugar mixture gradually and beat until egg whites are stiff but not dry.
  7. Spread meringue over pudding.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or cold.
Makes 12 servings.