Tropical Delight

1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup water
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 stick margarine at room temperature (1/4 lb)

One 20-oz. can pineapple, crushed and drained
One 12-oz. container Cool Whip
One 3-oz. box vanilla instant pudding
1 cup shredded coconut

Cake: Preheat oven to 350F. Pour cake mix into large bowl, add water and mix. Add eggs and margarine and mix well until batter is smooth. Pour equal amounts into three 9-inch cake pans sprayed with Pam. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Filling/Frosting: Put drained pineapple into two quart bowl. Add Cool Whip and stir. Add instant pudding and stir until mixture thickens. Add coconut and stir until coconut is even throughout mixture. Use as filling between cooled layers and for frosting on top and sides of cake.

Serves 14

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana