Rice Pudding (Mexican Style)

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Rice, Mexican, Desserts

1 c Rice, uncooked 1 Cinnamon stick 2 1/4 c Water 1/2 c Sugar 1 ts Salt 1 tb Flour 1 c Milk 3 Eggs Cook 1 cup rice with a cinnamon stick in 2 1/4 cups of water until very soft and rather dry. Mix 1/2 cup of sugar with 1 tablespoon of flour and 1 teaspoon of salt. Add 1 cup of milk gradually and three beaten egg yolks to the sugar mixture. Add to rice, stirring constantly, if too thick add more milk and then cook until done. Beat 3 egg whites stiff and pour hot rice mixture into them. Sprinkle with cinnamon. From the Old Tucson "Mexican Plaza Cookbook" 1971