i made this 4 church bake sales and at home i had a friend over every am for breakfast and shed like to take a couple pices of whatever i was making home with her 4 her and husband for dinner that nite
make cake according to directions. add pudding and instant coffee. batter should never be thin. bake in pre-heated oven 350 in 2 round cake pans sprayed with pam. baketil toothpick comes out clean. cool completely
combine both tubs of frosting in large mixing bowl. add instant coffee, stir well then add coconut a little at a time folding in well.
when cake is fulling cooled frost top of first layer slightly then frost cake completely
as a nice touch to top of cake place a candied marchino cherry and a mint sprig.