Filling: ( a good recipe for coconut or banana cream pie)
2 cups milk
½ cup white sugar
3 tbsp (level) cornstarch
1 tsp flour
¼ tsp salt
2 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp butter
Scald 1 3/4 cups of the milk. Mix together sugar, cornstarch, flour & salt in ¼ cup of cold milk. Add to scalded milk. Cook & stir until thickened. Mix to egg yolks with some of hot mixture. Stir into mixture in pot & cook until comes to a boil & is thickened. Remove from heat & add vanilla & butter. Cool and add to top of 9×13 cake or centre of large round cake.

Top Cake with glaze or whipped topping.
Chocolate Glaze:
3 tbsp hot milk (or less)
2 squares unsweetened chocolate (or 3 tbsp cocoa)
2 tbsp butter
1 cup icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Melt butter & chocolate over hot water. Add sugar & hot milk. Mix well. Use spoon to pour warm glaze over cake. Let drip over edges. (Use recipe & a half for cake)