date shake

Date Shake

1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1 tablespoon hot water
1/3 cup whole pitted dates, chopped
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 pint vanilla ice cream

Dissolve coffee granules in hot water; cool. Combine coffee mixture, dates and remaining ingredients in blender container; process mixture until smooth. Serve immediately.

Yields 3 1/2 cups.