This is an easy, tasty cake which comes together quickly. Ignore the directions on the cake mix box and use just the ingredients in the recipe. Cut in 3 rows x 6 rows to serve 18.
Set out cream cheese and whipped topping to come to soften to make them easy to spread. Spread coconut on a baking sheet and put under broiler until golden brown. DO NOT WALK AWAY. Set aside.
Drain pineapple and spread over cake. Spread pudding mixture over the pineapple. Top with whipped topping. Sprinkle toasted coconut over cake.
Store in the refrigerator. Cut in 3 rows x 6 rows to serve 18.