|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Prune liquid/Bottled prune juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (reserved)|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
|Coarsely chopped pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Prunes||7 Ounce, uncooked, cut in small pieces (1 cup)|
Mix sugar, flour, and cornstarch in the top of a double boiler.
Add prune liquid gradually, stirring constantly.
Bring to boiling over direct heat and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Place over simmering water; cover and cook 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Vigorously stir about 2 tablespoons hot mixture into egg.
Immediately blend into mixture in double boiler.
Cook over simmering water 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and blend in the pecans, prunes, and butter.