1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.Grease a 9 X 13 pan with butter, layer the strawberries on the bottom.
3.Pour the entire can of pineapple with juice over the strawberries and spread evenly to the edges.
4.Sprinkle half of the cake mix over the pineapple. Then 1/2 cup of the coconut. Finish with the cake mix. Top off with the rest of the coconut and nuts if using. Break up or cut up the softened butter and toss all over the top of the coconut topping.
5.Bake for about 50 to 60 minutes until bubbling around the edges and browned on the top. Take out and let cool on a wire rack for at least 20 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream, whip cream or just plain. It’s so delicious. it’s great just as is.