1 package Duncan Hines moist Deluxe Swiss CHocolate Cake Mix
1 1/4 cups water
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
2 egg yolks
1/3 cup butter or margarine
1 (3.5 ounce) can flaked coconut (1 1/3 cups)
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9 x 13 inch pan.
2. Prepare cake mix following package directions for basic recipe. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Pour into pan. Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
3. For Frosting: combine sugar, evaporated milk, egg yolks and butter in medium saucepan. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add coconut, 1 cup pecans and vanilla extract. Stir until thick. Spread on top of cake.