1 Box of devils food cake mix Prepare according to package directions, dividing evenly to make 3 layers. Let cool, and set aside. Coconut Pecan Filling 1 cup whipping cream 1 cup sugar 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups of flaked coconut 1 cup chopped pecans
Cook the first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, 7 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir vanilla, coconut and pecans. Allow to cool for about 30 minutes before frosting cake.