MMMMM----- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
       Title: BOSTON CREAM PIE
  Categories: Pies
       Yield: 12 servings
 MMMMM------------------------CAKE LAYERS-----------------------------
     1/4 c  Butter,softened
       1 c  Sugar
       3 ea Large eggs
     2/3 c  Milk
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
       2 ts Baking powder
     2/3 c  Sugar
     1/3 c  Cornstarch
     1/4 ts Salt
   2 1/2 c  Milk
       4 ea Large eggs yolks,lightly bea
       3 oz Milk chocolate
       1 x  Or semisweet chocolate
       1 tb Butter
     1/3 c  Confectioners' sugar
     1/4 c  Milk
    PREPARE CAKE LAYERS: Heat oven to 350 degrees.Grease and flour two 9
   round cake pans.In large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed,
   beat 1/4 cup butter,1 cup sugar,eggs,2/3 cup milk,1 tsp. vanilla and
   baking powder about 4 minutes until thoroughly blended and smooth.
    Spoon batter into prepared pans;bake 30 minutes until wooden pick
   inserted in center of each layer comes out clean.Remove layers to
   wire racks to cool completely.
    PREPARE EGG CUSTARD: In 2 qt. saucepan,stir 2/3 cup sugar,cornstarch
   and salt until thoroughly mixed;slowly stir in 2 1/2 cups milk until
   smooth.Bring to boil over medium heat,stirring constantly;cook 1
   minute until mixture boils rapidly and thickens.Remove from heat;
   very slowly pour lightly beaten egg yolks into hot mixture,stirring
   rapidly and constantly to blend and keep smooth.Return mixture to low
   heat;cook 1 minute longer.Do not allow to boil.Remove from heat;stir
   in 1 tbsp. vanilla.Cool completely,stirring frequently.
    PREPARE CHOCOLATE GLAZE: In small heavy saucepan over very low heat,
   melt chocolate and 1 tbsp. butter,stirring frequently until blended
   and smooth.Remove from heat;stir in confectioners sugar and 1/4 cup
   milk until blended and smooth.Keep warm,covered. To assemble: Using
   sharp serrated knife,carefully cut cooled layers in half
   horizontally.Place one layer,cut side up,on serving platter; spread
   with 1/3 cooled custard.Repeat with remaining cake layers and
   custard,ending with cake layer,cut side down.Spoon warm glaze over
   top of cake,letting mixture drip down sides.Makes 12 to 16 servings.