Pumpkin Cobbler

1 large can pure pumpkin (or two small cans)
12 oz can evaporated milk
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1 large box yellow cake mix
1 cup chopped pecans (may omit)
3/4 cup melted butter

Mix first 8 ingreedients and pour into well-greased 9x13. Sprinkle cake mix on top, then pecans. Drizzle with butter and bake 50 minutes at 350 until set in middle. Spoon into ramekin or dessert dishes and top with a dollup of whipped cream.